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Matthew Fisher

Matthew Fisher serves as Medical Leader of Springbrook’s Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program and Outpatient Psychiatry Practice (specializing in treating autism spectrum disorders). He completed his general psychiatry residency at the University of Texas-Galveston and a Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of South Carolina. He is recognized as an expert in treating autism spectrum disorders. He is a noted authority in minimal medical management of ASD and ASD with comorbidities. He serves as a consultant to various school systems regarding students exhibiting challenging behaviors. He consults with families in his outpatient practice at Springbrook, many of those are children and adolescents with more difficult behaviors.

Where Does Cannabis Fit In With Autism Treatment?

Where Does Cannabis Fit In With Autism Treatment? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/cannabis-fit-with-autism-treatment/

Autism typically causes social difficulties and repetitive behaviors, as well as intellectual disabilities, and even physical symptoms like insomnia, irritability, hyperactivity and digestive troubles. Caregivers often turn to herbal substances or alternative medications to treat these types of symptoms. In fact, about 40 percent of families with children with autism or other developmental disorders turn to […]

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Autism and Comorbidities: How to Treat One While Treating the Other

Autism and Comorbidities: How to Treat One While Treating the Other https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/treat-one-while-treating-the-other/

Q&A with Matthew Fisher, MD, Medical Leader, Springbrook Autism Behavioral Health Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program and Outpatient Psychiatry Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) commonly experience other medical conditions or comorbidities that can sometimes mask or even exacerbate symptoms of autism. At the top of the list are psychiatric conditions, neurological issues, and even gastrointestinal […]

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