Autism

Welcome to the Autism Section

Is ABA Evidence-Based?

Is ABA Evidence-Based? Applied Behavior Analytic (ABA)treatments, such as Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) may be among the best examples of evidence-based behavioral health care.  In contrast to some reports in the media, independent reviews...

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What Does the Diagnosis “Autism” Mean?

What Does the Diagnosis "Autism" Mean? Autism is also called “early infantile autism,” “childhood autism,” “Kanner's syndrome,” and “classical autism.” Technically it is “autistic disorder” and it is classified as a Pervasive Developmental Disorder in the...

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Causes and Etiology of Autism

Our Section provides scientifically sound background information about Autism, such as what causes it, and what the different diagnoses mean. Causes and Etiology of Autism Autism and the other disorders in the autism spectrum are behaviorally defined...

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