Parents should avoid alternative treatments for autism, expert warns

BY DR. FRANK CICERO 
 

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR
 

Imagine that your cousin was just diagnosed with cancer. His doctor from a well-respected hospital explained the traditional treatment: surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.

Elopement of children with Autism: 

What we know, successful interventions, and practical tips for parents and caregivers


In response to several recent fatal accidents in New York state related to wandering, The New York State Association for Behavior Analysis is releasing a brief article on wandering in persons with Autism. The article provides an overview of current knowledge, a summary of research findings, and some practice tips.

These guidelines were prepared by Heather Walker, NYSABA marketing chair, and David McAdam, NYSABA, educational chair. Correspondence can be sent to David McAdam at david_mcadam@urmc.rochester.edu

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