Pediatricians Urged To Avoid Certain Tests For Kids With Autism
[Source: Disability Scoop]
Pediatricians and families are being urged to think twice before going forward with a handful of clinical tests for kids with autism and other disabilities.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that the tests have the potential to do more harm than good.
Specifically, the association for pediatricians across the nation says there is no need to test urine in children with autistic behaviors for metals and minerals or to analyze hair for “environmental toxins” in kids with behavioral or developmental disorders including autism.
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