The incidence of Autism has increased from in 1 in 25000 in the 1950s to 1 in 50 in 2015 and is predicted to reach 1 in 5 by 2030. More than 1 in 10 of our children are now diagnosed with ADHD, and many are taking psychostimulant medications like Ritalin and Dexamphetamines. Paediatrician Sanfor
The rise in Autism is a slow-motion catastrophe. From 1 in 25000 in the 1950s, to one in 7000 in 1970, to 1 in 33 in 2018. The prevalence is on target to being 1 in 5 by 2030 and all indications are that it will continue to rise.
Dr. James Adams discusses the results of the most recent 12-month study conducted at Arizona State University investigating the efficacy of nutritional interventions for autism.
In this ACA story, a family relates how they found help and urge that parents should get all the help available to them to treat their child with Autism. Nutritional intervention is highlighted as being a turning point for their child, who until then struggled with ongoing daily tantrums.
Dr. Martha Herbert, Paediatric Neurologist at Harvard explains that autism is "not a life sentence" and that "The brain is not malformed, it is irritated, and diet is big." Appearing on Fox & Friends, Monday April 2, 2012.