SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- April is Autism Awareness Month and to celebrate, renowned osteopathic physician Eric Dolgin, D.O., F.C.A., announced today the creation of Kids' Brain Trust, a nonprofit clinic that aims to treat autistic children with cranial osteopathy, a clinically validated specialty. KBT will provide one year of free treatment for children from low- to middle-income households. Enrollment is anticipated to begin in Spring 2009 for pediatric cases classified as mild-to-moderate autism.
Now that one in every 150 children is diagnosed with autism, the need for Kids' Brain Trust couldn't be greater. "This condition is more complex -- and more treatable -- than previously thought," says Dr. Dolgin. "The point of this pilot clinic is to make a lifelong impact on the lives of children who might not otherwise have the opportunity to receive private medical care." Based on hundreds of clinical cases, Dr. Dolgin anticipates significant improvement in emotional and intellectual growth, cognition, and social interaction. Children will benefit from a multifaceted program that emphasizes osteopathic medicine, dietary guidelines, and homeopathic treatment.
Osteopathic medicine was cited as undergoing a "growth spurt so remarkable in today's stagnant medical climate," that it has attracted attention from health care policy makers nationwide, according to The
Whereas conventional doctors have little to offer frustrated parents, cranial osteopaths are establishing an impressive track record in the treatment of neurodevelopmentally challenged children through noninvasive manual treatment. The physician's goal is to correct the underlying abnormalities that derail normal brain function, such as intracranial strain patterns, obstructions to optimal fluid flow, and compression of cranial bones.
The newly formed clinic has attracted tremendous
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