Autism

Medical Cannabis, Autism, and the Transformation of Medicine

In 1987, during my freshman year at Lehigh University, our first English assignment was to write a letter to an elected official advocating for a controversial issue of our choosing. I decided to write my United States Congressman to express why I believed marijuana should be legalized.  What was supposed to be a 3-4 page […]

Autism: Screening, Diagnosis and Wholistic Treatment

April is the month designated across the world to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) awareness. The CDC defines ASD as a compilation of symptoms that can cause behavioral, social, and communication challenges. The spectrum of autism disorders can range from gifted intelligence to needing help with day to day functional living. A survey from a November […]

Medical Marijuana for Autism-related Anxiety Disorders

Aired: April 12, 2018 Bay News 9 in Tampa reports on how an autistic boy in St. Petersburg had his life changed for the better with medical marijuana, and specifically THC. David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 20 years of experience as a clinician, has developed a […]

New Service: Whole Child Coaching Collaboration for Autistic Families

Written By: Roni Enten Vissoker, M.Sc., C.N.S., L.D.N. Spring is here! Always my favorite time of year to help families recharge their health and vitality and to recharge my own, as well. It’s also a perfect season for rebirth and new beginnings. This year, I am especially excited to be writing my very first blog […]

Can Autism be Treated with Medical Cannabis?

Published April 2, 2018 The cannabis digest for discerning women, Van der Pop, dives into the topic of treating autism with medical cannabis. The article features Dr. David Berger. Read the article by clicking here:  Van der Pop_Budding Prospect_4.2.18 David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 20 years of experience […]

The Biological Plausibility of a Relationship Between Vaccines and Autism Spectrum Disorder (slideshow)

The relationship between vaccines and autism is biologically plausible. Vaccines while beneficial in lowering infectious diseases can be taxing to the underdeveloped immune systems of children. David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 20 years of experience as a clinician, has developed a national reputation in wholistic pediatric […]

Florida Autism Task Force: Vaccines & Autism

This is the presentation made by David Berger, MD to the Florida Autism Task force September 2008, on the Biological Plausibility of a Relationship Between Vaccines and Autism. David Berger, M.D. Dr. David Berger (“Dr. David”), a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 20 years of experience as a clinician, has developed a national reputation in […]