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What is the best treatment for autism?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
8 doctors agree
In brief: Combination
The best therapy is individualized, and usually includes speech therapy, occupational therapy, and behavioral therapy, often with an instructor in "applied behavioral analysis.
" while there's no quick-fix, good therapy is very effective in mild-to-moderate autism.

In brief: Combination
The best therapy is individualized, and usually includes speech therapy, occupational therapy, and behavioral therapy, often with an instructor in "applied behavioral analysis.
" while there's no quick-fix, good therapy is very effective in mild-to-moderate autism.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Unconditional Love
Unconditional love is the best treatment! being "compassionate, understanding, patient and trustworthy" are qualities that each children with autism, down's or any special needs children need without having to ask for them.Go to "their world" and you will feel their frustrations, but with all of the above, you will make a world of difference in their lives!they have lots of potentials like us.

In brief: Unconditional Love
Unconditional love is the best treatment! being "compassionate, understanding, patient and trustworthy" are qualities that each children with autism, down's or any special needs children need without having to ask for them.Go to "their world" and you will feel their frustrations, but with all of the above, you will make a world of difference in their lives!they have lots of potentials like us.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many
The mainstay are therapies .
Ot for social integration deficits , pt to help with any physical laxities, speech therapy, ! the earlier started the more successful they prove. Often autistic children have other problems too like adhd , anxiety disposer, reactive detachment disorder or many others. These problems must be treated at the same time and often require medications as well as therap.

In brief: Many
The mainstay are therapies .
Ot for social integration deficits , pt to help with any physical laxities, speech therapy, ! the earlier started the more successful they prove. Often autistic children have other problems too like adhd , anxiety disposer, reactive detachment disorder or many others. These problems must be treated at the same time and often require medications as well as therap.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: None proven
Read news from the associations for autistic patients.
There is nothing proven to substantially improve their brain function. There are new sprays of oxytocin for non social autistic individuals with difficulties in attachment. There is some research with stem cells taken from fat cells that is promising. Their treatment must be individualized by an expert in autism.

In brief: None proven
Read news from the associations for autistic patients.
There is nothing proven to substantially improve their brain function. There are new sprays of oxytocin for non social autistic individuals with difficulties in attachment. There is some research with stem cells taken from fat cells that is promising. Their treatment must be individualized by an expert in autism.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: None
There is no specific treatment for autism.
It is a whole team approach to treat autism including occupational, physical and speech therapy. They also benefit from picture exchange and behavioral modification.

In brief: None
There is no specific treatment for autism.
It is a whole team approach to treat autism including occupational, physical and speech therapy. They also benefit from picture exchange and behavioral modification.
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
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