“Once Kyle’s treatment started, a whole new person emerged”, a mother of a boy with autism and self-injurious behavior says. “As time went on, he just kept on getting better and better.”
In the October issue of The Atlantic, Apoorva Mandavilli publishes an interesting account on the sometimes life-saving use of ECT in cases of severe self-injurious behavior in autism, citing Lee Wachtel, Charles Kellner, Dirk Dhosshe and others. Read the full article here. Or listen to an online-interview with Charles Kellner about the topic.