Autism treatment often involves a combination of different therapies. For some, medication may also play a role. We'll go over all the different.
No two people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have the exact same set of symptoms. ASD is referred to as a spectrum because of the variety of its signs and symptoms, and their differences in severity. While autism is most often diagnosed in toddlers, it’s possible for adults.
“I’m a newly diagnosed 47-year-old with autism. Currently we have far too little in the way of evidence-based treatments for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). One place to look for therapy and support programs is in the Autism Speaks Resource Library for Adults.
There is a lack of health services research for adults with ASD, including identification of comorbid health difficulties, rigorous treatment trials.