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How is Autistic Spectrum Disorder Treated?

Currently, there is no known cure for Autistic Spectrum Disorders; however, there are a range of interventions that are effective in improving a variety of skills of individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

Early intervention is crucial and highly beneficial for individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The earlier intervention is put in place for individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, the better the outcome will be.

The management and treatment of Autistic Spectrum Disorders require a multi-disciplinary team input ensuring that all the individual's needs are met. A range of professionals are often involved in the treatment of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, these can include:

There is no single treatment that is the best intervention for all individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders; treatment choice will be dependent on the areas of difficulty and symptoms experienced. Programmes that are highly structured and individualised tend to have the best outcomes.

Autistic Spectrum Disorders are a lifelong condition and therefore the type of support and intervention require