Researchers recently explored virtual reality in conjunction with cognitive behavioral therapy as a method to address phobias in young people with ASD. Explore this page to learn more about the types of intervention strategies for autistic patients.
No standardized treatments exist for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Instead, treatment strategies vary based on the type and severity of symptom presentation.
It’s important to consider that not all therapies are equal. While some treatment options have been tested in well-designed studies (evidence-based), others are only now emerging. Some of these are well established (evidence-based) while others maybe promising or emerging therapeutics requiring further assessment of its clinical utility.