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Alternative autism treatments can be appealing to desperate parents
Los Angeles Times

After her daughter Jodie was diagnosed with autism, Alison Singer went online, searching desperately for anything that looked like it might help her little girl.

She tried gluten-free and casein-free diets and supplements. She sprinkled something called DMG on her daughter’s French toast. She even heard from a doctor who suggested buying a giant electromagnet that could reorganize ions in the brain.