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could neurofeedback help with aspergers. specifically motor skills and hand eye coordination?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No proven benefit: There are no randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled studies to support the claims of those who provide NFB to older kids & teens with Autistic Spectrum Disorder Level 1 & average or above IQ's. EEG Biofeedback has been used since the 70's. When kids with ASD/ADHD relax & focus on 2-dimensional figures on a screen, a preferred activity, they do well. It doesn't generalize outside the lab.
Answered on Mar 1, 2015

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