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07 June 2018
It is important to note that there is no treatment available for autism spectrum disorder. In
addition, there is also no method that is most preferred for treatment, and that each situation is
unique (CDC, 2018). There is variance from one individual to another and the aim of treatment is
to reduce the symptoms of the disorder. There are a lot of aspects that are looked into before a
treatment method is opted for. On consultation to the doctor, specific treatment plan is drafted
that is customized to the individual in question. Another aspect that also counts is early
intervention so that important social, communication and behavioral skills can be taught.
List of Treatments
Behavior and communication therapies
These are programs seeking to address the social, language, and behavioral difficulties linked to
autism. There are a wide a variety of programs here with each aiming at a specific target. For
instance, there ae some that may be aiming at reducing problem behaviors while others seeking
to teach new skills. How to communicate better with others in the environmen...