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Autism epidemic predicted in India – Solution : Homoeopathy

  Autism is a neurological disorder that sets in within the first three years of life and impacts normal brain development in the areas of social interaction and communication skills.
Autism is approaching the numbers of an epidemic. The figures are staggering—in the 1960s, four in 10,000 children had autism. Today, according to Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to facilitating global research into the causes, treatments and an eventual cure for autism, one in every 110 children is diagnosed with autism.  U.S. government statistics suggest the prevalence rate of autism is increasing 10-17% annually. And autism is by no means an “American thing,” as disbelieving desi grandparents of autistic children will claim. The Autism Speaks website states that about 1.7 million individuals are autistic in India.
So, what is going on? Is it just the modern over-emphasis on labeling? The causes of autism are still hotly debated among scientific and familial circles. What has been proven is that there is no commonality of cause among the children affected (it is not necessarily genetic), though there are many theories—some reports claim environmental pollution such as chemical dumping into the water table as a factor. Some parents believe that indiscriminate use of vaccines is to blame. Yet another theory is that some unpredictable connections remain incomplete within the child’s brain in the early developmental years, which could explain why the symptoms span a wide range, the official diagnosis being “Autism Spectrum Disorder.”
The neurobiological incompleteness does however manifest in some classical symptoms, and tests are based on there being consistent evidence of a few. For example, showing no cognizance of one’s own name and not seeking human contact are two symptoms mandatory for a diagnosis.
Autistic means “into one’s own self.” Autistic individuals are not just introverted; they seem to exist in a world of their own. They usually do not respond to hugs; typically do not coo back to baby-talk, and rarely show emotions. Some children indulge in repeated head banging or spinning—walking in circles—continuously. Some will wander off on their own. Most have issues with food—some eat indiscriminately, even dirt; others will eat only pureed food, even at four years.
What can be done?  Autism can be healed,  a significant number of cases, if diagnosed in the first three years of life, a number of therapies can be put in place to eventually get the child to be a fully functioning, participative member of society.
The remarkable thing about autism and the age of science we live in is that the neurobiological incompleteness can be completed. An autistic child that does not realize that he needs to take his finger away from the scalding surface can be taught to do so. While he may still prefer being by himself, he can be made to feel some joy in being with others a part of the time. He can be taught to not wander away, to explain in advance that he does not like songs instead of screaming; can be taught that when it’s cold outside, he needs to wear a jacket.
Given the right therapies in the right amounts, a significant number of children with these special needs can mainstream—meaning leading independent, productive lives as a part of society.
However, given the rise in autism and the downturn impacting government funding negatively, parents are facing increased resistance to their requests for better facilities in special classrooms and curriculum that keeps pace with the child’s progress.
To exacerbate the situation, the quality-of-life needs of a child are not taken into account by the school; just the educational needs. A child may be taught the alphabet, but not how to respond to “How are you doing today?” Generally speaking, a classroom or interaction with a stranger/ peer overloads the senses of an autistic child, resulting in “behavior issues”—examples being tuning off, spinning, screaming, or repeated head-banging. Parents of children with special needs have to pay out-of-pocket for empowering their child with strategies to cope. These therapies can be categorized as speech, occupational, behavioral and physiological.
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy has been the bulwark therapy for most families. Children with autism display a spectrum of behavioral challenges, and ABA works on customizing the program for each child. One child may need help in making eye contact; another might need help in playing with peers.
ABA therapists typically work in teams of 2-6 with a child on a daily basis and usually meet monthly with the parents to assess progress and re-strategize as needed, the credo being, “If a child cannot learn in the way we teach, we must teach in a way the child can learn.” A typical program consists of repeated instruction, modeling and rewards for each child, along with a huge dose of love and patience.  Several kids gradually gain confidence, learn to coordinate their behavior and bodies, and come into their own. Loads of patience is required by the mentor to train these children. All of these additional therapies are typically imparted 15-25 hours a week, and it can take anywhere from two to 15 years for the modeled behavior to be fully ingrained as intuitive behavior.
An added challenge with autism is that even ingrained behaviors can be forgotten, so consistent, long-term therapy is a must. The financial burden comes up in the family. One parent often has to give up his or her job in order to tend to the child, adding to the financial strain.
Considering that autism is a medical condition, one would think insurance companies would cover the costs. Most insurance companies deny coverage, ironically, on account of the therapies not being “medically necessary;” meaning that no medicines are required, so they cannot be held responsible.
This is a battle fought by parents haunted by the fear that their child will either abandon society or worse, be shunned by society.
Allopathic establishment would rather sweep these problems under the rug, but they are becoming too large to ignore — especially now that that children and grandchildren of prominent politicians and celebrities have been affected.  Homeopathy is one of the best therapies available to this community. By Cure we mean, freedom from autism without the ongoing need for a heavily restricted diet or supplements — i.e. complete recovery, not just functioning better.
The Houston Homeopathy Method™, has freed over 100 children from their autism. These children have experienced complete recovery. The Houston Homeopathy Method™ has also given relief from the most severe symptoms of autism to countless other children who are now able to live pain free lives with much improved social skills. There are four homeopaths who have been working to develop the Houston Homeopathy Method™. They are Julie Adams, Lynn Rose Demartini, Lindyl Lanham, and Cindy L. Griffin.
The method they work on is by taking a fairly extensive history. This includes history of vaccine use, list of drugs taken, chemical exposures, medical procedures received, accidents, emotional traumas, etc. They look for anything that has impacted the immune system. They try to put this into a chronological order. This history becomes the basis of approach in working with the client. 75% of the clients have vaccine related injuries. Sequential Homoeopathy is the backbone therapy. To this are added supportive remedies, detox support, homotoxicology, gemmotherapy, and any other homeopathic protocol or approach that will help the patients.
For a layman to understand, Constitutional Homeopathy is the prevailing form of effective treatment in Autism. Almost all the cases of Autism stand on the pillar of Sulphur – Calcarea – Lycopodium trio at some stage of the illness. A quick help into prescribing individualized remedy can be used as a bed side prescriber.
·         Healing vaccine injury                                                                       – Thuja
·         Orphan / unwanted child / mother strained during pregnanc            – Magnesium
·         Family history of Diabetes, Tuberculosis, Anaemia, Cance              – Carcinosin
·         Physical and mental dwarfishness, dwarf organs                              – Baryta carb
·         Stubborn, talkative going into spasms                                               – Agaricus
·         Perverted habits, staggering gait, restless, impatient                         – Bufo rana
·         Violent with frightful distortions, howling                                             – Cicuta Virosa
·         Fidgety, restless in sleep, grinding teeth, sleep walkin                       – Kali Brom
·         Inactive, aversion to doing anything, inherited cases                         – Tuberculinum
·         Hurried, temper tantrums, ADHD                                                        – Medorrhinum
·         Acute exacerbations                                                                            – Bell,Stram.
References :
www.indiacurrents.com
www.healthimpacts.com
www.hpathy.com
www.recoveredfromautism.com
 

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