From November 12th, 2010

STUDY REVEALS CHILDREN RECOVER FROM AUTISM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMEDIA CONTACT:Daphne PlumpTel: 661-478-6512 The Center for Autism and Related Disorders announces the outcomes of its study on 14 children with autism, who achieved substantial levels of growth, including the removal of the autism diagnosis with nearly half of the participants. A landmark study conducted by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), the world’s largest provider of early intensive behavioral intervention for children with autism, shows children with autism are capable of making dramatic gains across all areas of functioning, including recovery from autism. The report was released, November 11th in Phoenix, Arizona by CARD…

New Study Suggests Kids Can ‘Recover’ From Autism

By Lisa Sigell, CBS/LA Reporter A new study by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) suggests that kids who have autism can recover with the help of intensive behavioral therapy over a three-year period. The report was released today by the Phoenix-based group’s founder and executive director, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh. Fourteen children were tested, given 25 hours or more per week of one-on-one teaching and therapy by trained professionals. CARD says many of the children made “substantial” gains in cognitive and adaptive functioning as well as language sills. Most of the children, says the study, also made significant…