There is no single treatment protocol for all children with autism, but most individuals respond best to highly structured behavioral programs. The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development lists Applied Behavior Analysis among the recommended treatment methods for autism spectrum disorders. Additional interventions include, but are not limited to the following:
Applied Behavioral Therapy
Auditory Integration Therapy
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Sensory Integrative Therapy
Sensory Learning Program
Vision Therapy Project TEACC
Did You Know?
About 1 percent of the world population has autism spectrum disorder.
Prevalence in the United States is estimated at 1 in 68 births
Prevalence of autism in U.S. children increased by 119.4% from 2000 (1 in 150) to 2010 (1 in 68).
Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability.
35% of young adults (ages 19-23) with autism have not had a job or received postgraduate education after leaving high school.