Biomedical approach to autism

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The Biomedical Approach to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD) (ADHD) is above all a way of conceiving these disorders rather than a standardized approach. It approaches the individual in a global way and in a functional vision of the symptoms manifested. It is an individualized approach that looks at the underlying metabolic and systemic dysfunctions specific to each person, beyond the conventional diagnosis. The objective of this approach is to identify the substances and factors that can be involved in homeostasis are then proposed.

excess or deficiency in the person and correct them. Everything is based on an in-depth questionnaire, interviews, a naturopathic examination and functional tests. Various measures aimed at recovery Each practitioner offers their clients a unique approach reflecting their training and skills. Chantal Ann Dumas, ND.A. It is of course based on its vast naturopathic knowledge but it also incorporates various elements from functional medicine and acquired over the course of autism training completed in the United States (Defeat Autism Now! and Autism one). Its recommendations include dietary and lifestyle changes, nutritional supplements, herbal remedies, homeopathic remedies, etc.


NB: The biomedical approach is not considered as a conventional treatment for ASDs and other developmental disorders. However, it can prove to be beneficial in correcting the metabolic imbalances typically present in this clientele and this return to homeostasis is usually accompanied by improvements in cognitive, behavior and mood.

Procedure:

  • Mandatory information meeting with parents (without the child) (1h00)

  • Return of the Questionnaire and analysis (1h00)

  • Initial meeting (with the child) (1h30)

  • Recommendations for functional tests and changes to be made

  • Follow-up meetings (1h00)

  • Consultations also available in French and Spanish

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