A 2016 study linked increases in a child’s social engagement to improvements in a parent’s responsive behavior following JASPER therapy. Please explore the following pages to learn more about behavior-based therapies for autism.
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.