Thursday, July 3, 2014
Autism likely has deep genetic roots, but the latest research provides hope that some learning techniques can lessen symptoms of the developmental disorder.
The results, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, are validation for the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a behavioral-intervention program that involves intensive engagement with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Specially trained counselors work with children twice a day in two-hour sessions, five days a week.
Behavior Therapy Normalizes Brains of Autistic Children, Study Says | TIME.com
"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."