Autism: The Scientific Truth About Preventing, Diagnosing, and Treating Autism SpectrumDisorders--and What Parents Can Do Now [NOOK Book]

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

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Overview

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.




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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101618998
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 12/31/2012
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 246,914
  • File size: 753 KB

Meet the Author


Dr. Robert Melillo, creator of Brain Balance Program, is an internationally known chiropractic neurologist, professor, researcher, and expert in childhood neurological disorders. Since 1994, his program has helped thousands of children. He lives in Rockville Centre, New York, with his wife and three children. He is also the author of Disconnected Kids and Reconnected Kids.
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  • Posted February 5, 2013

    This book is excellent for parents to be, parents and grandparen

    This book is excellent for parents to be, parents and grandparents.
    Dr. Melillo is an expert in his field and the book is a must read!

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