Overview of Various Treatment Approaches and Their Impact on Several Difficult-to-Treat Conditions



Several therapeutic approaches including medical, nutritional, sensory, and behavioral are reported to be effective in treating debilitating conditions often associated with autism. An overview of these approaches is discussed within the context of three difficult-to-treat conditions including anxiety, self-harming behavior, and sleep disturbances.

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Keywords: utism, treatment, medical approach, sensory approach, nutrition approach, sleep disturbances, anxiety, self-harming behavior

Journal rubric: Education & Intervention Methods

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd.2020180305

For citation: Edelson S.M. Overview of Various Treatment Approaches and Their Impact on Several Difficult-to-Treat Conditions. Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020. Vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 38–45. DOI: 10.17759/autdd.2020180305.


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Stephen M. Edelson, Doctor of Psychology, Executive Director, Autism Research Institute, San Diego, USA, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9856-5936, e-mail: director@autism.com



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