Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Treatments
- Q Should autism be cured?
Rob Gorski, AutismThis is a really tough question to answer. As a father to 3 boys in various places on the Autism spectrum, I've asked myself this question many times. Autism is a profoundly dynamic disorder, meaning that each and every person with Autism is... Full Answer
- Q What treatments are recommended for autism?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyEarly, specialized educational-behavioral interventions are generally recommended for children with autism, with one-on-one therapies for twenty-five hours per week and sometimes more. The best-studied intervention is a very structured,... Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat autism spectrum disorders?
The developmental delays of autism spectrum disorders cannot be treated with medications, but sometimes medications are used to treat other symptoms. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and anti-anxiety drugs may be used to decrease the... Full Answer
- Q Is there a cure for autism?
Dr. Ronald Leaf, PsychologyWatch as licensed psychologist and autism specialist Dr. Ronald Leaf explains whether or not there is a cure for autism. Full Answer