Posts Tagged "hyperbaric autism"

Hyperbaric treatment shows promise for autism

Posted on Mar 26, 2009 in Autism

Fri, Mar 20, 2009 (Reuters Health) – Kids with autism may benefit from a series of treatments in a pressurized chamber with boosted oxygen levels. The results of small trial indicate that hyperbaric oxygen therapy, as it’s called, improves language ability, social interaction, and other functions in such children. The trial involved 62 children, from 2 to 7 years of age, diagnosed with autistic dis order. Dr. Daniel A. Rossignol, from the International Child Development Resource Center in Melbourne, Florida, and colleagues, randomly assigned the children to 40 one-hour sessions...

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Oxygen Therapy Benefits Children With Autism

Posted on Dec 30, 2008 in Uncategorized

By Beth HillyerHONOLULU (KHNL) – A new treatment is giving hope to parents of children diagnosed with autism. We meet with a family whose child’s development is improving thanks to the benefits of oxygen therapy. Some are talking for the first time, and interacting with their families. There is new hope for autistic children treated with oxygen therapy in pressurized chambers. The 7-year-old child crawls into her play cave, nicknamed her blue tunnel. A therapist stays with her. A new study proves spending time in capsules at the Hyperbaric Medical Center helps autistic children....

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