Children with Autism Therapy - 8 Year old Girl Improvements and Case Study
Eight year old girl. Normal pregnancy and delivery.
- Bottle-fed, aspiration in hospital with cyanosis. Resuscitation without intubation.
- Hospitalized for 5 days.
4 months old: Incoordination, poor eye movement, blank stare, delayed motor.
- Extensive evaluation for two years
Problems: Minimal speech, limited understanding, global motor delay, abnormal gait, inability to sleep, autistic behaviors.
- MRI: microcephaly.
- Underwent multiple treatments, including secretin, ongoing chelation
First SPECT: Abnormal temporal and frontal lobes, especially left side
SPECT after 1 HBOT and course of HBOT: Improved
HBOT: Three blocks of treatment over two years.
- Improved attention span, vocabulary, communication, understanding, behavior, calmer, follows commands. Previously needed four sleeping pills at night, now one and sleeps most of the night.