Activity 2: Action Research For Education

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NORTHCENTRAL UNIVERSITY ASSIGNMENT COVER SHEET Student: <Shelley Morgan-Jeffries> | | <ED6001-8> | <Dr. Sherri Lewis> | | | <Action Research For Education> | <Activity 2: Sharing Sources | | | <Add student comments here> ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Faculty Use Only ------------------------------------------------- <Faculty comments here> ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- <Faculty Name> <Grade Earned> <Writing Score> <Date Graded> Sharing Sources…show more content…
33(2). 138-142. This article review the evidence for the most common dietary modification employed in the treatment of autism and ADHD, including historical background information regarding dietary treatment in children with behavioral disorder from evidence-based literature published over the past two decades (Cormier et al., 2007). Cormier and Elder (2007) said currently, with mounting concern about the efficacy and safety of medications, health care providers and families are seeking alternative approaches to treatment for child behavior and/ or developmental problems associated with autism and ADHD. Cormier et al., (2007) stated that dietary intervention have been studied by placing the child on a restricted diet for a period of time and then challenging them with the offending food component versus placebo, or placing different groups of children on diets that differ only in respect to the offending agent like sucrose versus artificial sweetener. Either in addition, hyperactive children were randomly assigned to the elimination diet or to a control diet; therefore they were then crossed over to the other treatment conditions. Forwhich these studies generally used behavior ratings by parents and teachers and occasionally psychological tests of attention and impulsivity to measure outcomes, as opposed to physiological

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