Autism Therapy & Treatment Rockford IL
Because it is a complex and still not fully understood illness, the treatments and therapies for autism are numerous and varied—from speech, music, art and even equine therapy to behavioral treatments and medications. One of the most common and successful is ABA, or Applied Behavioral Analysis.
The best defense against autism is early detection, followed by rigorous treatment and behavioral training. It is recommended that children be tested at 18 to 24 months for the best chance of early action and alleviation of the illness. Learn more about autism and testing by scrolling below.
There is no known cure for autism, which is a complex affliction, and there is also no one single treatment or medication used to combat its effects, but rather several. Therapists can play a key role in offering the training and behavioral therapy needed as part of a treatment program. For more information, check below.
Autism, as of yet, has no cure and its treatment includes a battery of therapies, medications and programs. The most common and effective is ABA, Applied Behavioral Analysis. To learn more about autism and treatments, check below.
Many autism therapists and advocates recommend GFCF (Gluten-Free Casein Free) diets, as recent studies have shown that the proteins gluten and casein can dramatically affect the brain functions of autistic children. GFCF food and bakeries provide healthier alternatives to regular diets and may even improve cognitive and social abilities in those with autism. For more information or to find GFCF food and bakeries, check below.
Special needs schools are centers of learning design specifically for those with learning or physical or emotional disabilities and handicaps that cannot be adequately accommodated by mainstream schools. To learn more about special needs students and special needs schools, check below.
Parents Raising Children with ASDs Support Group- Joliet
Dates: 12/8/2014 – 12/8/2014
Easter Seals Joliet
212 Barney Drive
This is a wonderful way to meet other parents, get information and get connected to other resources in the community. Childcare will be provided by Easter Seals staff as long as you call ahead to make arrangements.
Dates: 12/18/2014 – 12/18/2014
Easter Seals-Joliet Joliet
212 Barney Drive
Sibshops are fun, recreational groups for children that have siblings with special needs. It is an opportunity for sibs to meet other sibs, talk about the good and not so good things and learn that Sibs R Special 2! Our group is for children in 1st - 8th grade. It meets the third Thursday of every month from 4:00 - 6:00.