The Best Methods for Autism Healing

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As the parent of a child who is autistic you are probably looking for the best treatments for your child. Autism is complicated and hard to understand--even highly respected experts disagree about how best to treat the disease. Each autism case is different so finding the best treatment will depend on what is best for the person suffering from the disease. This article will go over just a few of the different autism treatments that are effective.

Some doctors are using auditory integration therapy (AIT) as an innovative treatment for autism. In an effort to change an autistic person's sensitivity to various sound, this therapy exposes them to different frequencies. Extreme sensitivity to lights and sounds is a common symptom of autism. A reduction in oversensitivity can happen in some cases where the person is exposed to various frequencies. This treatment can also be used to help manage some of the other symptoms of autism. This form of treatment shows promise but is still being researched to determine its effectiveness. Play therapy is an autism treatment that is effective in some cases. Kids with autism can't play sports or other games the same way that kids who do not have autism can. This is because they have a harder time with communication and interaction than non-autistic children do. Beyond this idea, play therapy is also successful because it improves an autistic child's ability to perceive the basic concepts in playing with others. Play therapy's goal is to teach a child the basic motivation behind playing by utilizing something the child already finds fascinating. The idea is to build upon something that the child already enjoys and introduce him or her to "playing" socially through that activity. Even if an autistic child isn't ever able to play with other kids the way a non-autistic child would play, existing abilities can be improved.

For the people that have Asperger's Syndrome and are able to operate normally, there are particular kinds of treatment that exist that would not be suitable for more serious cases of autism. For example, people that have Asperger's are able to be treated with Cognitive Behavior Therapy , which is a way to teach people to act better and more positively. In the case of autism, it can be helpful to learn new social skills and to learn how to act in a way that others do not think is strange. Therapy can get autistic people who function okay to understand how they should be acting in everyday instances.

It is always difficult to cure people with autism because it is a condition that people are born with and it consists of the brain's functionality. Some of these discussed treatments are considered to work for some people. Before you decide on an autism treatment for someone in your family, you have to carefully consider their specific needs and what they are likely to respond to. Plenty of times, different methods have to be used before you find the most appropriate one.
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This article was published on 2010/10/01