Testimonial


Tony, a boy with Autism, improves with hyperbaric therapy.



Tony, a boy with Autism, improves with hyperbaric therapy.

Summary of the testimonial

Dear Hyperbaric Team: From the bottom of my heart I would like to thank Bill and his wonderful staff at the hyperbaric therapy center. The group of people that I met could not have been friendlier and more understanding. They were very helpful and genuinely cared about their patients. I am grateful for this as it wasn't easy being in a motel room with an autistic child for two weeks. When we finally arrived home and Tony got back to his routine, I began to see the changes in his behavior more clearly. The results where phenomenal. To begin, he seemed much more attentive. It was much easier to keep him to task. Also, he began to take a much bigger interest in playing with other children his age. He began to put 3-4 word phrases together, which he had never done before. He also seemed to understand his video games better. Instead of just pushing buttons for stimulation, he played them correctly and seemed to react better to game situations. He makes more eye contact and overall just seems more there. I know that's not extremely specific, but other parents of autistic children will definitely know what I mean. My wife and I were both blown away by the progress. As I said, when we arrived home, the effects of the treatment where much more apparent. Not only did we see very positive change, his speech and occupational therapists and teachers were highly impressed with the changes they seen in him. This goes a long way in getting people to accept the hyperbaric treatment as a wonderful intervention. I shared all the info with parents in both support groups and now we're in the process of doing some fundraising to get our own chamber in the county. The entire experience was overwhelming, from the progress received to meeting TO. I won't lie, that was my thrill alone. Very cool. But Mr. Schindler and his staff should be commended for the work they're doing to help our wonderful children. I am probably the biggest skeptic you'll ever meet and I won't lie, I had to be convinced this would work. I told myself to try it and see . I now know that HBOT is a godsend to our children and the people who help our children by providing this service are in my opinion saints. Mr. Schindler showed me great generosity in many ways and I will always remember that he called me personally and invited me and Tony down for part of his study. That was the best phone call I've ever received. If you are a parent of an autistic child, do not hesitate to climb inside the "space ship." (Chamber) My son actually loved to get in, it was me who had a hard time. When we would arrive, he couldn't wait to get in. I honestly think he knew he felt better after coming out. I also believed he enjoyed the very light pressure from the chamber, it seemed to calm him. Over the past couple of years I've been in a lot of doctors offices and clinics. The people I met in Cumming are the most genuine, caring people I've met in my adventure through the world of autism. They really care. They want to help our children. Gob Bless Them ALL!
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