Autism Canada offers a directory of treatments categorized into six categories.To learn more, simply click each heading to the left.
Each individual will benefit from a holistic or broad-based approach drawing upon various treatments and therapies unique to their symptoms and abilities. Generally, caregivers should choose treatments for their child's "program" from a variety of areas depending upon the individual's symptoms and the family's beliefs and capabilities.
In choosing biomedical treatments, we strongly recommend the following books:
Autism: Effective Biomedical Treatments by Jon Pangborn, PhD and Sidney MacDonald Baker, MD
Children with Starving Brains - A Medical Treatment Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorder by Jaquelyn McCandless, MD
All information, data, and material contained, presented, or provided here is for general information purposes only and is not to be construed as reflecting the knowledge or opinions of Autism Canada Foundation, or as providing legal or medical advice. All treatment decisions should be made by you in consultation with a licensed health care provider.