We’ve all heard of some crazy sounding cures from ages past – from heroin in early versions of children’s cough syrup (true story!) to the milder Windex-for-a-pimple cure.

But one intervention that is gaining a bit of attention from the modern medical community is raw camel’s milk for autism.


Not exactly a cure, camel’s milk rather has been used by parents of autistic children to help mitigate some of the behavioural and physiological effects that impede normal daily life.

Read one parent’s anecdotal report, published in a medical journey a few years ago, here:


Sarah Forrest is an Easyread Advisor for Oxford Learning Solutions, makers of the Easyread System for children with reading and spelling difficulties.