Special diets are believed to help some children with autism

10/7/2009 | Lawrence Journal-World (Kansas)

While clinical studies have yet to support dietary treatments for autism, some people with autism spectrum disorders are finding that a gluten-free and casein-free diet can help. After two years of little success with more traditional treatments, one mother of a now-7-year-old boy with mild-to-moderate autism said she noticed a change immediately after changing her son's diet. "It was like I turned the lights on," she said.

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