Autism: The Scientific Truth About Preventing, Diagnosing, and Treating Autism Spectrum Disorders- and What Parents Can Do Now

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From the bestselling author of Disconnected Kids, a clear and compassionate explanation of the causes of the autism epidemic and a scientifically based approach for prevention and treatment.
As he travels the country helping parents and children cope with neurological disorders, Dr. Robert Melillo is always asked one question: Why? Why are autism rates exploding? But an equally important question always follows: What can we do about it as a society and what can I do to help my child?
In this candid, research-based, practical book, Dr. Melillo presents the latest scientific explanation for how we got here and proven, drug-free strategies that parents can employ to help prevent, detect, and address the autism epidemic for themselves and their families.
With honesty and compassion, Dr. Melillo explains what the latest scientific research tells us about the role of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors, dispelling myths and replacing them with the facts. In addition, he presents early warning signs, a prevention plan for parents-to-be, and an intervention program for babies and young children.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Perigee Books (December 31, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0399159533
  • ISBN-13: 978-0399159534
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

Customer Reviews

Excellent book for parents and parents-to-be

 January 2, 2013
By Kara Smith

Put aside what you think you know (as I did) and If you are open minded, this book will help your current and future children

 February 6, 2013
By Tammy Bingham

Excellent. Controversial, but excellent.

 February 4, 2013
By Ryan

Dr. Melillo’s hit another home

 February 1, 2013
By Freddys X. Garcia

Excellent new approach for a challenging problem

 January 20, 2013
By Rogério R. Rita

Another Great Book From Dr. Melillo!!!

 January 19, 2013
By Albert Comey

lots of good info

 January 16, 2013
By John "John P Schaeffer"

Excellent book looking at the current research to help Parents before they have kids

 February 11, 2013
By Mike

Autism

 February 4, 2013
By Cookie

Uncle too two boys with Autism

 February 7, 2013
By Andrew
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