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GW Pharmaceuticals boss: Cannabis-based treatments could be used in autism – The Telegraph

Justin Gover says GW’s experimental drug for severe epilepsy also appears to treat symptoms of autism.   GW Pharmaceuticals is to investigate whether a cannabis-based medicine could treat symptoms of severe autism. The British drugmaker, which develops medicines using cannabis … Continue reading

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RE: Would some cannabinoids ameliorate symptoms of autism?

Some (but not all) cannabinoids may partially (but not fully) and reversibly (but not permanently) reduce some (but not all) symptoms of autism for some (but not all) people with some (but probably not all) autism spectrum conditions. In response … Continue reading

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Use of dronabinol (delta-9-THC) in autism

A prospective single-case-study with an early infantile autistic child. René Kurz, Kurt Blaas. 21 Nov 2010 Abstract Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of dronabinol (delta-9-THC) as supplementary therapy in a child with autistic disorder. Methods: A child who met the DSM-IV … Continue reading

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Michigan Medical Cannabis for Autism Campaign Update. Call for expert and patient testimony.

Autism Campaign Update So far three parents that are willing to provide testimony have come forward. Each is utilizing botanical extracts from cannabis successfully in the treatment of their autistic children. Additionally, seven experts from around the country have agreed … Continue reading

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MDMA helps reduce social anxiety for autistic adults, and researchers want to find out how

MDMA helps reduce social anxiety for autistic adults, and researchers want to find out how (via Raw Story ) Researchers want to find out whether MDMA has the same benefits for autistic adults in a therapeutic setting as it apparently … Continue reading

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21 year old girl with Asperger’s uses cannabis for symptomatic relief

I’m a 21 year old girl with autism, finding a lot of use in cannabis, when it comes to treating symptoms of Asperger’s Syndrome. It’s lovely how it is capable of driving my mind to food, which is very useful … Continue reading

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Sleep in Children with Autism: What do we know and what do we need to know?

Originally posted on ASF Blog:
Beth A. Malow, MD, MS Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Burry Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN             Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Human Development, Nashville TN Sleep is an essential component of…

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