Entries by The Star Academy

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A journey with autism

A journey with autism When autism came knocking at Ilana Gerschlowitz’s door, she didn’t give up. She fought for him, and for others with this diagnosis, too. Ilana and Martin Gerschlowitz were an ordinary South African couple. Young. Newly married. Bright, promising futures ahead. That is before autism came knocking on their door. For ten […]

Did You Know – Neuro-inflammation

Research indicates that neuro-inflammation is one of the reasons for the development of ASD. Ongoing neuro-inflammation or encephalitis in the brain, is common in children with ASD. Administering anti- inflammatories could reduce the destructive effects of chronic inflammation allowing for neuronal reconnection and a reduction in autism symptoms.