Tyler, a 12 year old boy with Asperger's Syndrome, improves with hyperbaric therapy.

Tyler, a 12 year old boy with Asperger's Syndrome, improves with hyperbaric therapy.

Summary of the testimonial

Dear Hyperbaric Team: My son Tyler is twelve and at the age of eight he was diagnosed with asperger’s syndrome which is on the autism spectrum. Although he is a high-functioning child, there are issues that affect his daily life and our family along with him. A by-product of his condition is that he has ADHD and while he excels academically, he has trouble in the classroom because he tends to blurt out answers to every question the teacher asks and becomes easily frustrated. He has sensory issues and fine motor difficulties. We have been coming to the Hyperbaric Therapy Center for several weeks now and we had noticed subtle changes but powerful nonetheless. Around the second and third time Tyler went in the chamber, he fell asleep. This might not seem like much, until you consider the fact that Tyler has not taken a nap since he was 16 months old. He is also sleeping through the night, which he has never done before. He has expressed to us that he feels calmer, more comfortable. He has been making new friends which we believe is due to the fact that he is exhibiting more appropriate behavior. We have noticed, and his teachers have commented as well, that he has been having less and less “blow-ups” or “melt-downs” both at home and at school. Tyler enjoys going into the chamber with his sister Kelsi, who is nine years old. Sometimes they link their gameboys so they can play each other, and other times they read or do their own thing, but they definitely love going in together. We look forward to continuing therapy and the wonderful benefits it brings.
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