Homeopathy and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Guide for Practitioners and Families

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Singing Dragon, Jun 21, 2014 - Health & Fitness - 208 pages
This book presents the clinical experiences of homeopaths working with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) around the world, exploring the outcomes that are being achieved in practice. Anecdotally, homeopathy has been found to be helpful for managing aggression, improving physical health problems and enhancing overall wellbeing in some children and adults with autism. This will be compelling reading for homeopaths, other healthcare professionals, teachers, parents and all those who come in to contact with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
 

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Contents

Preface
11
Chapter one Can more be done to treat autism spectrum disorder?
15
Chapter two What is ASD?
29
Chapter three Homeopathy and ASD around the world
49
Chapter four Conversations with Homeopaths
59
Chapter five The holistic approach
99
Chapter six Autism or Autisming?
121
Chapter seven Asking questions and managing expectations
135
Chapter nine The most commonly indicated homeopathic treatment strategies
155
Chapter ten Research and Professional Recognition
175
Chapter eleven How homeopathy enhances the gift of ASD
183
Glossary of homeopathic terms
187
Homeopathic Organisations
193
Contributors
195
References
197
Index
201

Chapter eight Working with others
149

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About the author (2014)

Mike Andrews DSH RSHom graduated from Misha Norland's School of Homeopathy (UK) in 1990. He has taught at many UK homeopathic colleges: London College of Classical Homeopathy, Purton House School of Homeopathy and on the BSc (Hons) Health Sciences: Homeopathy module at the University of Westminster. He has been in full-time homeopathic practice since 1990 and has been a Registered Member of the Society of Homeopaths since 1994. He practiced in West Sussex for many years, but now works in London and Ludlow, Shropshire. Over more than twenty three years in practice, he has worked with many children and their parents, giving him a good practical understanding of child development. He has worked with children with diagnoses of dyspraxia, dyslexia, ADHD, ADD, Asperger's and Autism.

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