Autism Treatments Directory
Autism cannot be cured, but treatments can help those with autism learn to function better in the world. They can help an autistic person learn to relate to others, do purposeful activities, communicate, take care of himself or herself, and more. It's common for someone with autism to attend individual programs for behavior and skills development that may involve the help of a psychologist, special education teacher, speech therapist, occupational therapist, and more. Medications may also help control symptoms. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how autism is treated, what to expect from treatment, and much more.
WebMD provides an overview of autism spectrum disorders, including causes.
What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Autism spectrum disorder was once broken down into several different conditions, but now they all fall under the ASD diagnosis. Learn what it means to have autism spectrum disorder.
What Are the Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Although there’s no cure for autism, there are different treatments that can help manage symptoms. Learn how various treatments can help with behaviors, communication, and more.
What Are the Symptoms of Autism?
Every child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is unique, so symptoms can look different in different people. But early treatment is important. Learn how to identify the most common symptoms.