The Autism Revolution
Dealing with a child with autism often comes with many unexpected challenges. The stressful physical symptoms of diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness and frequent illness can take a toll on not only the child but also the family. The book The Autism Revolution by Martha Herbert, MD, PHD illustrates understandings of this disorder. Dr. Herbert ‘s writing promotes hope and practical guidance to help deal with the struggles of autism.
Autism, a pervasive developmental disorder, affects 48 million people worldwide. Since the exact cause of this abnormality has yet to be determined, many doctors believe this disorder to be incurable. However, Dr. Herbert has extended her expertise to recommend that the possible causes might be the solution to this syndrome. In The Autism Revolution, she specifically recommends optimal nutrition, limited stress and avoidance of toxic exposure, along with further ways to help your child’s overall health.
With this easy-to-read book, parents can gain wisdom on how to guide your child to achieve a healthy and thriving life. Additionally, the research and case studies on individuals with autism help put into prospective a guide towards improving both the physical and mental condition of those struggling with this disorder.
Disclosure: Mom Central received a sample of the book “The Autism Revolution” by Martha Herbert to facilitate this review.