Newspaper Article

A balanced-view newspaper article on the book and on autism treatment in general, with expert opinion contribution from Dr. Suzanne Goh of Pediatric Neurology Therapeutics (http://www.gohmd.org/). The reader gets a full view on autism from two different perspectives.

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“Treatment for autism should include a comprehensive medical approach that looks at many different aspects of human biology — neurological, genetic, gastrointestinal, infectious, immune, endocrine, and others,” wrote Goh.
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“At present there is a very wide range of outcomes for those with autism. The child’s unique biology is one important factor, and others are the therapies that are used (both medical and behavioral/educational) and how well they are implemented. For the vast majority of children tremendous progress is possible,” she wrote.

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But Lu said that in talking to adults with autism, he has concluded that most don’t think of it as a problem that needs to be fixed.
“They have different ways of looking at the world,” he said. “They don’t want to be cured; they don’t think of it as a disease.”
The central message he sought to convey in his book, said Lu, is that “The children are OK. The children are really OK.”