What are the Interventions and Therapies for Autism?

This is the first question to ask yourselves when you find out your child’s autism. The Autism Treatment Trail includes a variety of options for individuals on the spectrum. Treatments can range from therapies designed to improve communication and social skills to medicinal help for their Anxiety or Epilepsy. Occupational therapy can be helpful for people who have difficulties with life skills like dressing, eating and relating to others. Sensory integration is another type of treatment that could help someone experiencing problems related touch or sound(s). Speech therapies improve communication abilities by promoting positive behaviors while discouraging negative ones.

Here are main treatments for Autism;

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)
Occupational Therapy (OT)
Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT)
Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)
Speech and Language Therapy
Cognitive behavior therapy
Educational and school-based therapies
Joint attention therapy
Medication treatment
Nutritional therapy
Parent-mediated therapy
Physical therapy
Social skills training

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