Health Currents Radio: Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Bio-Medical Approach by Todd Mansfield, LLC published on 2014/05/17 00:50:13 +0000 Dr. Valerie LaRosa, naturopathic physician and former behavioral therapist speaks about what Autism Spectrum Disorder is, what underlying issues may accompany it, and what could be done to help a child and their family. The bio-medical approach to the treatment of autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder has contributed to a broader view on its underlying causes and its treatment.This podcast is part one of a two part series on ASD - its assessment and physiological treatment. So many children with ASD also suffer nagging health problems, which when addressed can support improved function. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. What can be done? Bio-medical and naturopathic treatment offer children and families options for addressing the whole child and their health. Listen in to learn more. Join us on Facebook and join the conversation on health.