Spectacular Bond – A New Parent-Led Autism Intervention

Spectacular Bond is a new program that eases the symptoms of autism by training parents to interact with their child differently. The program was created by two doctors from Columbia University , Dr. Marion Blank and Dr. Suzanne Goh, and Susan Deland, a parent of a child with autism. The program is outlined in their […]

Mitochodrial dysfunction in a sub-type of autism

New research from the Columbia University Medical Center in New York adds to the growing literature suggesting that mitochondrial dysfunction may be over-represented in cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Based on an analysis of brain imaging findings, researchers concluded that there is evidence “for a possible neurobiological subtype of mitochondrial dysfunction in ASD”. Mitochondria […]