Projects | Dr. Diane Hennacy
Although the United States spends more money on healthcare than other countries, we have vast numbers of underserved people with mental health issues.
The goals of these projects are aimed at helping with the following:
Our veterans deserve effective and timely treatment for their brain injuries and PTSD, and we now have a way to deliver it.
Approximately 20 percent of children diagnosed with autism have reversible conditions, but most doctors do not know this. Scientific evidence suggests many cases of autism could be prevented by screening for toxicities and deficiencies in mothers and infants.
Does X really mark the spot? Why are there at least four boys diagnosed as autistic for every girl? This gender ratio is a big mystery in neuroscience, but holds clues to the causes of autism. Some of the genes associated with autism lie on the x chromosome and, early on, this alone was thought […]
If you bring your young child to a doctor’s office because he lacks social skills, doesn’t make good eye contact and talks very little or has unusual speech patterns, he will undoubtedly be diagnosed as “autistic.” You are also likely to be told nothing can be done. That is tragic because, these vague symptoms can […]
Several years ago I awoke in a panic from a nightmare. I didn’t remember the nightmare, but the first thought that I had upon awakening was, What if it is melanoma? I’m not prone to nightmares, and I wasn’t worried about the new mole that I had seen on the back of my leg the […]
The incidence of autism has increased over 200 fold during the course of my thirty-year career as a medical doctor. Although more than one billion dollars has been spent trying […]
While researching nonverbal communication with an autistic girl named “Hayley”, I realized the pervasive and painful lack of understanding about the nonverbal children discussed in the video above. Many children diagnosed with autism are seriously misunderstood, and spreading the information below could literally save a life. It already has. A nonverbal child was almost denied […]