Up until 1980’s autism was thought to be caused by poor parenting (refrigerator moms).  In 1964 Bernard Rimland published his reticular formation hypothesis of autism.  This is still considered a viable theory, but no one has been able to get a significant handle on the reticular formation.  With recent breakthroughs in the treatment of Parkinson’s (see it is now known that jaw alignment sensors (trigeminal proprioceptors) have a major influence on the reticular formation.  Through precision jaw orthopedic techniques significant progress is being seen in most cases.

See article(autism_article_210[1]) by Dr. Jennings for more information

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