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Is There A Cure For Autism - My Autism Support

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					                           What is Autism? Autism is a
                           developmental disorder that appears
                           in the first three years of life, and
                           affects the brain's normal
                           development of social and
                           communication skills. But the more
                           important question is this: Is there a
                           cure of Autism?

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There are several approaches or treatment methods that are used
in order to manage Autism. I say “manage”, because Autism
cannot be cured. The symptoms any child with Autism is
experiencing can only be managed or improved. For instance, a
child with Autism who has repetitive behavior such as hand
flapping can be taught how to stop such behavior through
behavioral therapies. However, the Autism will not go away.

So for the treatment methods, we have behavioral therapy,
communication therapy, and other complementary therapies.
Behavioral therapy is the foundation for most treatment programs
for children with autism. This therapy is based on the theory that
behavior that is rewarded will more likely be repeated than
behavior that is ignored. As mentioned, children with Autism
exhibit repetitive behaviors such as hand flapping, spinning, or
rocking. Through behavioral therapy, they are taught to develop
acceptable behaviors that will be rewarded and stop those
repetitive behaviors that will only be ignored by others.

Communication therapy, on the other hand, aims to correct the
speech difficulty that Autistic children most often experience. A
speech-language pathologist may train the child with voice,
speech, and language disorders by performing a comprehensive
evaluation of the child’s ability to communicate and designing an
appropriate treatment program. In addition to behavioral and
educational approaches, children with Autism may also be offered
art therapy, music therapy, and animal therapy. These
complementary therapies allow the child to express his feelings in
a nonverbal way, to develop his speech and language skills, and
to improve his motor skills.

You see, there could be several and a combination of approaches.
But is there a cure for Autism? Sadly, the answer is no.

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Description: What is Autism? Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first three years of life, and affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills. But the more important question is this: Is there a cure of Autism?