Comments from a mother

I treated a young girl this week with fairly severe autism.  Her mother made a comment about how many practitioners there were these days that have a miracle story or two about an autistic patient.  I thought, "How wonderful if it's true!"  Myself and many of my colleagues are gaining more understanding about right cortical deficits in children with autism and ADHD.  Although these children start with a right cortical deficit, these brain areas normally send and receive signals from other areas, which eventually will also have deficits.  My colleague, Dr. Robert Melillo in New York, has a practice in which he solely treats children 4-17 years old with developmental disorders.  Let's keep going!  Dr. Merry