Dr. Joan Fallon recognized for autism research
Dr. Joan Fallon, member of the ICA Pediatrics Council Board of Directors and Immediate Past Council Chair was recognized by the New York State Senate with a citation for her research demonstrating that children with ADD, ADHD and autism have a similar biological defect and that pancreatic enzyme therapy is efficacious in the treatment of these children. Dr. Fallon has been awarded a patent for her enzyme therapy treatment by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The presentation was made by NY State Senator Nicholas Spano. In his proclamation Sen. Spano commended Dr. Fallon for her compassion and care and for sharing with others her knowledge and expertise ďas well as her never ending commitment to the quality of health care.Ē Dr. Fallonís research as well as her care of children with chiropractic adjustments were also cited in a debate in the Canadian Parliament as something that should be looked at when considering treatment options for children with autism in Canada. Dr. Fallon is a full-time practitioner in New York.