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What help is there for adults with autism spectrum disorders?

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Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: See below

There are effective treatments.
Applied behavioral analysis, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy. In some cases medication may help for severe aggression, hyperactivity, or even with repetitive behaviors. Risperdal is actually an fda approved medication to treat autism.

In brief: See below

There are effective treatments.
Applied behavioral analysis, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy. In some cases medication may help for severe aggression, hyperactivity, or even with repetitive behaviors. Risperdal is actually an fda approved medication to treat autism.
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Resources

Clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, and neurologists all hae something to offer. For a list of national and florida resources see: http://cpancf.
Com/articles_files/autismresourcelinks.Asp.

In brief: Resources

Clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, and neurologists all hae something to offer. For a list of national and florida resources see: http://cpancf.
Com/articles_files/autismresourcelinks.Asp.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Dr. Ernest Bordini
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
2 doctors agree

In brief: Resources

Possible eligibility for ssi & medicaid.
Here are some resources: wew.Fedcap.Org; www.Imdetermined.Org; http://askjan.Org (job accomodation network);www.Ncil.Org ((national council on independent living);www.Gottransition.Org (transition to adult health care); www.Autism-society.Org; www.Autismspeaks.Org assessment of current functioning & needs can be done by your state vocational rehab agency.

In brief: Resources

Possible eligibility for ssi & medicaid.
Here are some resources: wew.Fedcap.Org; www.Imdetermined.Org; http://askjan.Org (job accomodation network);www.Ncil.Org ((national council on independent living);www.Gottransition.Org (transition to adult health care); www.Autism-society.Org; www.Autismspeaks.Org assessment of current functioning & needs can be done by your state vocational rehab agency.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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