Bogus Studies, CoMorbidities, Epilepsy, Quackery

Bogus Study: Association of Prenatal Exposure to Anti Seizure Medication With Risk of Autism and Intellectual Disability

Here we go again. This is just like the Tylenol study, only this time, it's for life saving medication. Studies like these increase public panic. This is mainly because someone who doesn't have proximity to an autistic person does not know that autism isn't a bad thing. These studies look at medical records. They decide… Continue reading Bogus Study: Association of Prenatal Exposure to Anti Seizure Medication With Risk of Autism and Intellectual Disability

Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Naturcare Relaxation Sound Ball (TW ABA)

Naturcare relaxation sound ball is essentially a white noise machine. It was created by Mary-Louise Montague. It is supposed to help children who have hyperacusis. Hyperacusis is a disorder in loudness perception. People with this condition may appear sensitive to a range of sounds, finding many sounds unbearable and painfully loud. There was a study… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Naturcare Relaxation Sound Ball (TW ABA)

In The Media

In the media: Tracing America's Covid vaccine conspiracies to autism fearmongering

Like a tumor, the anti-vaccine movement has metastasized in other parts of the American body politic.Anjali Nair / MSNBC; Getty Image Dec. 8, 2021, 4:27 PM EST By Eric Garcia, MSNBC Opinion Columnist Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new numbers suggesting that 1 in 44 children in the United States are autistic.… Continue reading In the media: Tracing America's Covid vaccine conspiracies to autism fearmongering

Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Glutathione for Autism

Glutathione, or GSH,  is an antioxidant made from the amino acids glycine, Justine and glutamic acid. It is naturally produced b the liver and the body uses it for many body processes. It is involved in tissue building and repair, making chemicals needed in the body and immune system function. Glutathione levels in the body… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Glutathione for Autism

Quacks

Quack Exposed: Dr. Jimmy Gutman

Background Dr. Jimmy Gutman is a board certified physician who was trained at University of Calgary in Alberta from 1980-1982. Gutman completed his residency at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, where he was chief resident from 1984-1986. He was a former director of Emergency Medicine at  McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1982-1983. He… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Dr. Jimmy Gutman

Bogus Studies

Bogus Study: Cutting Edge: Critical Roles For Microbiota-Mediated Regulation of the Immune System in Prenatal Immune Activation Model of Autism

 Over the past few decades, scientist have not stopped trying to find the cause of autism. They have been ignoring the autistic community's plea that we don't want to be cured, we just want accommodations so we can be the best we can be. Mice Predicting Autism? Recently there was a study at the University… Continue reading Bogus Study: Cutting Edge: Critical Roles For Microbiota-Mediated Regulation of the Immune System in Prenatal Immune Activation Model of Autism

Bogus Studies

Bogus Study:Probiotic and Oxytocin Combination Therapy in Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Pilot Trial

This study is led on the belief that the gut biome has anything to do with autism. This study was ran by Bened Biomedical Co, LTD. If anything has the word "biomedical" when it comes to autism, it's more than likely quackery. This study was published in the Journal "Nutrients" which is a well known… Continue reading Bogus Study:Probiotic and Oxytocin Combination Therapy in Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Pilot Trial

MMS Quacks, Quacks

Quack exposed: Genesis 2 Church of Health and Healing

In 1996, Jim Humble, a former scientologist,  claimed to discover MMS while mining for gold in the jungles of South America. He claimed that it cured malaria (this is not true). After some time, he invited a missionary group to Africa where he experiments with MMs on the locals there. Hex poisoned over 5,000 people… Continue reading Quack exposed: Genesis 2 Church of Health and Healing

Quackery

Sensory Enrichment Therapy Does Not Cure Autism

Sensory enrichment is a great thing. Autistic adults recommend it for autistic children to help them regulate. It can be great when it is autistic led. Quacks have taken it one step further. They claim it "improves by 5 points or more on the Childhood Autism Rating Scale." In this case it is parent or… Continue reading Sensory Enrichment Therapy Does Not Cure Autism

Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) for Autism

What is IVIG? Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) is intravenous immunoglobulin is and approved treatment for various immune deficiencies. IVIG is a purified form of blood plasma of a healthy human donor. It is normally delivered in a slow intravenous drip via an intravenous catheter. Each donation is from the combined plasma 3,000 to 10,000 blood donors.… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) for Autism