Basic Information About Dietary Control of Autism

It is hotly debated issue, but some have found that the use of a gluten free diet can be effectively used in the control of Autism.

Autism Related Files

Postings from Experts to the Celiac List

Postings from the Celiac and Autism List

Basic Information about Celiac Disease and the Gluten Free Diet

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Autism Related Files

  • ARI

    There is a growing body of research that supports the experience of many parents that a gluten and casein free diet improves the behavior of their autistic children. It is critical that any parent considering this dietary intervention carefully read background materials BEFORE trying the diet. This file contains a basic overview, plus information on how to obtain selected references on the subject for those without Internet capabilities.

  • AUTGFFAQ

    Frequently Asked Questions about Dietary Intervention for the Treatment of Autism. This is a summary of Karyn A. Seroussi son's dramatic change in Autism after a dietary intervention. Based on their questions, she prepared the document. Download

  • AUTICTAT

    The file contains citations of interest culled from journal articles known to the Listowners of the Celiac List on the issue of Autism and CD.

  • AUTINTRO

    This is a wonderful overview of the benefits of a GF diet in Autism, by Lisa Lewis, Ph.D., including her personal experiences as a parent of an autistic child on a GF diet.

  • HLA-WAR1

    This file contains excerpt from a grant proposal written by Dr. Warren about autism and genetics, with an excellent introduction to genetics and autoimmune disorders in general.

  • HLA-WAR2

    This file contains a discussion on the Strong Association of the Third Hypervariable Region of HLA-DRb1 with Autism By Dr. Reed Warren.

  • Vitamin B6

    Dr. Bernard Rimland of the Autism Research Institute has been an outspoken proponent of high doses of B6 and recently wrote an editorial on this topic.

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    Postings from Experts to the Celiac List

    All of these extracts may not be directly related to the issue of Autism and the GF diet, but they do offer an excellent understanding of the condition.

  • EXPERTU

    This file contains updates to the file EXPXX-Y of recent postings by our celiac experts to the List. It is designed for those who have the previous editions of the annual file (EXPXX-Y) and desire to only read new information.

  • EXPXX-Y

    This is a series of annual files composed of interesting postings to the List by our experts.

    1994,

    1995 part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4

    1996 part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4

    1997 part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4

  • REICHU

    This file in the future will contains updates to recent postings from Dr. Kalle Reichelt to the List. It is designed for those who have the previous editions of the annual file (REICHXX) and desire to only download new information.

  • REICHXX

    This is a series of annual files composed of interesting postings to the List by Dr. Kalle Reichelt. Where XX is replaced by the year. Dr. Reichelt has been researching the impact of gluten intolerance on certain individuals with developmental delays.

    1994, 1995

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    Postings from the Celiac and Autism List

  • AUTCELXX

    This is a series of annual files of posts about gluten intolerance from the Autism List (another discussion group, also at St. John's. XX is used to denote the desired year. Currently only some posts from 1994 and 1995 have been included due to the lack of a editor for collecting these posts.

    1994, 1995

  • AUTISMXX

    This is a series of annual files of posts about Autism from the Celiac List (another discussion group, also at St. John's. XX is used to denote the desired year. Currently only some posts from 1994 and 1995 have been included due to the lack of a editor for collecting these posts.

    1994, 1995

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