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Old 11-08-2007, 08:19 PM
Cheryl
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Default autistic son on Risperdal

My 14 year old son who has moderate autism has been on Risperdal for<br>7 years now. Dr. Bennett Leventhal from U of Chicago prescribed it. <br>His speech greatly improved and doctor and I both agree that the drug<br>slowed his brain down so that he was able to learn more and focus in<br>to what we were trying so hard to teach him. I have nothing but praise <br>for the drug and believe it is key to where we are now with regards<br>to his independence and his interest in learning new things and <br>wanting to work hard at his jobs that he does at home and out in the<br>community. The drug never made him a zombie like I have heard alot<br>of parents being fearful of their children becoming on these anti<br>pyschotic drugs. So give it a chance. If it's not the right drug for<br>your child you will know pretty much tight away and it will always be<br>your choice as the parent to take him off the drug.
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