Autism and misleading info: Dangers of alternative therapies

This is the the second of a two-part series on a deliberate misinformation campaigning denying autistic children a chance to lead a near-normal life.

BySouth First Desk

Published Mar 19, 2024 | 12:45 PMUpdatedMar 19, 2024 | 12:45 PM

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Doctors warn parents against falling into the trap of offering questionable therapies in the name of alternative treatments for autistic children. Gullible parents pay huge amounts of money, in the process denying children early intervention by professionals and an opportunity to lead near-normal lives. Autism is not a disease but a condition that needs the attention of certified therapists.

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