Many families choose to use complimentary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies with their children with autism. Most of the treatments are not yet scientifically proven to be effective. In an article recently publishing in the Journal for Autism and Developmental Disorders (Omega-3 Article – JADD August 2009) the authors systematically reviewed all the research around using Omega-3 supplements for people with autism. They found 6 studies which met the criteria for inclusion in the review. None of the studies scientifically proved the efficacy of this treatment option. Some of the studies indicated a benefit, but only one of the studies used a control group (use of a control group strengthens results by showing measures from an untreated group).More ... FULL ARTICLE: Using Omega-3 for Individuals with Autism?
Posted using ShareThis