Top 10 Top Treatments for Autism
By Lisa Jo Rudy, About.com Guide
From the introduction to the article: "As you start to dig deeply into the literature on autism treatments, you'll find dozens of available options. Which are the 'best' treatments? As the professionals will tell you over and over again, every child's needs are different. The treatments described in this article are among the best known, best researched, and most likely to produce positive results." Read the complete article here: http://autism.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/tp/topdevandbehav.htm
As with any autism intervention, please review the research summary on each intervention method on this website before using it with your child. This website provides information on whether research shows various treatment methods are considered helpful, harmful, or simply not yet supported by research. http://www.asatonline.org/intervention/autismtreatments.htm
Be sure to ask any professional that you hire for his or her qualifications, as well as for information on research supporting their intervention method. Ideally, an intervention should be supported by experimental studies, not just anecdotal reports and testimonials.