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Autism: Beyond the Basics
By: William Shaw, Ph.D.

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Summary

Autism: Beyond the Basics is the long awaited sequel to Dr. William Shaw’s Biological Treatments for Autism and PDD, the groundbreaking book which introduced thousands of families throughout the world - touched by autism - to hope for recovery. As an autism researcher, scientist, biochemist, and laboratory director, William Shaw, Ph.D. has devoted many hours over a decade to uncover other “causes” and potential solutions to the autism epidemic. This new book is a compilation of these research efforts and those of other experts. Parents and physicians seeking more answers will find much “food for thought” to help improve the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Some of the many topics covered by Dr. Shaw and contributing authors include:

Cholesterol Deficiency
Carnosine Therapy
GI Abnormalities
Lithium Deficiency
Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment
Copper/Zinc Imbalance
Chemical and Food Sensitivities
Oxalate Toxicity
Homeopathy
Methylcobalamin

The information in this book may be useful not only in the field of autism but nearly any disorder in which some of the symptoms of autism are often present, including:

Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
Tuberous Sclerosis
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
Prader-Willi Syndrome
Williams Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome
Down Syndrome with Autistic Symptoms
Fragile X
Rett's Syndrome
Neurofibromatosis
Asperger's Syndrome

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Nutritional Treatments in Autism

Chapter 2: Copper and Zinc Dysregulation

Chapter 3: Oxalates in Autism

Chapter 4: A Typical Child Diagnosed with Autism

Chapter 5: The Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Autism

Chapter 6: Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Chapter 7: Healing Autism: A Holistic Journey

Chapter 8: ADHD to Autism: Some Fast, Easy and Inexpensive Answers

About the Authors

William Shaw, Ph.D., received a Ph.D. in biochemistry and human physiology from the Medical University of South Carolina. He is board certified in the fields of clinical chemistry and toxicology by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. He has supervised large endocrinology, nutritional biochemistry, and toxicology and immunology departments in positions at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Smith Kline Laboratories in Atlanta. He was Director of Clinical Chemistry, Endocrinology and Toxicology at Children's Mercy Hospital, the teaching hospital of the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Shaw is now the Director of The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc. for Health, Nutrition and Metabolism in Lenexa, Kansas specializing in comprehensive biochemical testing for autism spectrum disorders. He is author of "Biological Treatments for Autism and PDD" and is a frequent speaker at autism conferences worldwide. He is the stepfather of a child with autism and has helped thousands of parents and physicians successfully contribute to improving the lives of autistic children.

Kurt Woeller, D.O., is currently the medical director for Stillpoint Center for Integrative Medicine in Temecula, CA. Dr. Woeller lectures for, and is the Autism Outreach Clinical Director for The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc. He serves as a clinical consultant teaching doctor's the latest in biomedical diagnostic testing and treatment protocols for children with ASD. He is an osteopathic physician who specializes in traditional osteopathic medicine, cranial osteopathy and integrative medicine with a primary focus on ASD. He graduated in 1995 from the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) in Biddeford, Maine. After completing his postgraduate training in 1996 from Mesa General Hospital in Arizona he returned to San Diego, CA to begin private practice. Since 1998 Dr. Woeller has been a referral physician for Defeat Autism Now!

Daniel Rossignol, M.D., is on staff at the International Child Development Resource Center (ICDRC), a former Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia Department of Family Medicine and a Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) physician. He received his Doctorate of Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia and completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Virginia. He is the father of two children with autism, ages six and four. International Child Development Resource Center, 3800 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., Suite 105, Melbourne, FL 32934. Phone: 321-259-7111; email: rossignolmd@gmail.com.

Lenny González Chávez, M.D., is a surgeon and Defeat Autism Now-trained physician. She trained at the Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela. She is a specialist in Gastroenterology, Child Nutrition, Pediatrics and Pediatric Radiology of the gastrointestinal tract at the Dr. Miguel Pérez Carreño Hospital, Caracas, Venezuela, a previous Vice-president of the Latin American Society of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Pediatric Nutrition, and President of the Pediatric Gastroenterology of the Venezuelan Society of Child Care and Pediatrics. She is also a member of the Venezuelan Society of Gastroenterology and of the Medical Board of the Caracas Metropolitan District. Dr. González is a frequent speaker at international conferences and seminars on autism in Latin America, Europe, and the United States, is an author of several scientific papers and was awarded the Second National Pediatrics Prize in 2005. In the last few years she has actively worked in research on gastrointestinal issues in autistic children.

Denise Tarasuk, R.N., N.D., is a licensed doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. She has a doctorate degree from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona and currently has a family practice. She is a registered DAN! Practitioner and a bi-weekly speaker for Autism One Radio. Dr. Tarasuk specializes in children with behavioral problems and children on the autistic spectrum. Her natural treatments and therapies include: homeopathy, botanical (herbal) medicine, nutrition, Ayurvedic medicine and lifestyle changes using a holistic approach when treating children and adults in her family practice.

Doris Rapp, M.D., is a world-famous, board-certified environmental and allergy specialist and pediatrician. She has published many articles and is a New York Times bestselling author who has appeared on Oprah and many other nationally-televised talk shows. Dr Rapp was a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is the founder of the Practical Allergy Foundation in Buffalo and is a past president of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine. Her books include "Is This Your Child's World?", "Is this your child?", and "Our Toxic World".

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