Autism Therapy

A recent randomized controlled trial evaluated the effectiveness of Pivotal Response Treatment in improving the communicative deficits faced by children with ASD, when the intervention was delivered by parents trained in a group setting. Explore this page to learn more about the types of therapies available for families affected by the disorder.

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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.

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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.

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