Alternative Treatment also used for Autism NewsChannel 5.com - Nashville, Tennessee - Girl's Death Raises Questions About Alternative Therapies In light of the above news story, I really need to pose this question. What if the Travoltas had secretly accepted that their son had Autism and attempted to use an alternative medicine to help him? The girl in the news story also died of a seizure. It would explain the suddenness of Jett's death. It's just another angle, but I felt that I needed to present the theory to the hive.