Autism: Beyond the Basics is the long awaited sequel to Dr. William Shaw's Biological Treatments for Autism and PPD, 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 may 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
- Carnosine Therapy
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)
- Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
- Williams Syndrome
- Down Syndrome with Autistic Symptoms
- Rett's Syndrome
- Asperger's Syndrome
- Tuberous Sclerosis
- Prader-Willi Syndrome
- Tourette Syndrome
- Fragile X
Dr. William Shaw received a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Human Physiology and is board certified in Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology. He is known world-wide for his research and presentations at conferences in the field of autism and developmental disorders.
Dr. Shaw has been actively involved with both Defeat Autism Now! and Autism Speaks groups and is a board member of the National Academy for child Development. He is also the founder and director of The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc. for Health, Nutrition and Metabolism in Lenexa, Kansas, a laboratory specializing in metabolic, environmental, and genetic testing for people with chronic illnesses and diseases. He published the first edition of Biological Treatments for Autism and PPD in 1998 and it has since been translated into eight different languages and has helped thousands of patients and medical practitioners successfully improve the lives of individuals with autism.
"Wow this book is so informative and descriptive - I just couldn't read through it quick enough. Quite a technical read, but fascinating."
– Amazon Customer, United Kingdom
"Every parent of an autistic child needs to read this book! The gold standard, for treating children with autism!"
– Amazon Customer, United States