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A programme of qigong massage for young autistic children can provide an effective early intervention for autism that is suitable for delivery at home.

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Two systematic reviews have examined the use of acupuncture for autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

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A short course of electro-acupuncture (EA) can improve specific functions in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially language comprehension and self-care ability. Fifty-five children with ASD were randomly...

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Autism is a complex developmental disability that normally appears within the first three years of life. It is estimated to occur in up to one in every 500 children, is more common in boys than girls, and can severely affect a...

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Scalp acupuncture (SAP) may improve language development in children with autism. Twenty autistic children (4-7 years old) were divided into two groups, both of which underwent twice-weekly sessions of language therapy aimed at...

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