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What is the SCERTS model for treating autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs)?

The SCERTS model addresses key areas of weakness for autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs), such as social communication (SC) and emotional regulation (ER), along with helping caregivers provide transaction supports (TS) that build on a child's strengths. The SCERTS model helps families incorporate skills learned in treatment into their everyday routines (such as getting dressed, meals, or playtime).

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