Treatments and Therapies

At the last count there are almost 312 treatments and therapies out there, this includes complimentary activities like equine therapy, music and swimming. Some schools use only one others combined them.

For an effective Early Intervention you cannot have just one therapy or treatment. You sometimes need more than one to make sure that your child gets assistance in all areas of development.

Here is the list of treatments and therapies:

  1. Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  2. Animal Assisted Therapy e.g. dogs, horses, dolphins, elephants etc
  3. Applied Behaviour Analysis
  4. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  5. Acheive! Programme
  6. Across-Task Schedule
  7. Active Support
  8. Activism
  9. Acupressure
  10. Acupuncture
  11. Adapted Responsive Teaching
  12. Adult Day Services
  13. Advancing Social-Communication and Play
  14. Aerobics
  15. Affective Atunement
  16. Aided Language Modelling
  17. Aided Language Stimulation
  18. AIM HI
  19. Auditory Integration Training (AIT)
  20. AIT Plus
  21. Alert Program
  22. Ambient Prism Lenses
  23. Amino Acid Therapy
  24. Art Therapy
  25. ASCEND Prgramme
  26. Aspirations programme
  27. Attachment Therapy
  28. Autism 1-2-3 Project
  29. Autism MEAL Plan
  30. AutismPro System
  31. Balance Training
  32. Barnardo Cygnet programme
  33. Barnardo’s Forward Steps Programme
  34. Barnet Early Autism Model (BEAM)
  35. Behavioural Interventions for Anxeity in Children with Autism (BIACA)
  36. Benefit Finding
  37. Bio-Cranial Therapy
  38. Bio-feedback
  39. Biomedical interventions
  40. Bowen Technique
  41. Brain Balance Programme
  42. Brain Gym
  43. Brain Child
  44. Brushing Technique
  45. Building Blocks programme
  46. Building Confidence Programme
  47. Camel Milk
  48. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  49. Cell Therapy
  50. Chelation
  51. Child Assisted Approach
  52. Child’s Talk
  53. Children’s Friendship Training Program
  54. Chinese Medicine
  55. Choreotherapy
  56. Chiropractic
  57. Chromotherapy
  58. Circle Time
  59. Coaching
  60. Collaborative Virtual Environment
  61. Colour Therapy
  62. Coloured lenses/filters
  63. Colourology
  64. Communication DEALL
  65. Complementary and Alternative Medicine e.g. Homeopathy
  66. Compliance Training
  67. Comprehensive Autism PRogram
  68. Computer Based Intervention
  69. Conductive Education
  70. Connect Therapy
  71. Cool Kids ASD Program
  72. Coping Cat Program
  73. Counselling
  74. Craniosacral Therapy
  75. Cuddle Time
  76. Cybertherapy
  77. Daily Life Therapy
  78. Dance Movement Therapy
  79. Davis Autism Approach
  80. DORE or DDAT programme
  81. Deep Pressure Therapy
  82. Dejian Intervention
  83. Denver Model
  84. Detoxification
  85. Developmental Reflexice Rehabilitation
  86. Developmental Social-Pragmatic Model
  87. Developmental Individual-Difference Relationship Based Model
  88. Dietary Supplements
  89. Dietary Changes e.g. Gluten free, allergen free, Casein free, lactose free etc
  90. DIR Method
  91. Direct Synchronous Bonding
  92. Discrete Trial Training
  93. Divine/Faith Healing
  94. Doman Therapy
  95. Douglas Developmental Disabilities Center PRogram
  96. Downing Technique
  97. Dramatherapy
  98. Dydadic Support Environment
  99. EARC Monarch Program
  100. Early Intervention Readiness Program (EIRP)
  101. Early Social Interaction Project
  102. Early Start Denver Model
  103. EarlyBird Plus Porgramme
  104. EarlyBird Programme
  105. Emotion-Based Social Skills Training programme (EBSST)
  106. ECHO Autism Project
  107. Electro-Convulsive Therapy
  108. Emotional Shuttling
  109. Enhancing Interactions Program
  110. Environmental Modification/ Support/ Arrangement
  111. EQUIP Programme
  112. Executive Function Training
  113. Exergaming
  114. FaceSay
  115. Facilitative Communication
  116. Facing Your Fears Programme
  117. Family Implemented TEACCH for Toddlers (FITT)
  118. Family Systems Therapy
  119. Family Therapy
  120. Fast ForWord
  121. Functional Communication Training
  122. Feldenkrais Method
  123. Feuerstein Technique
  124. Floortime
  125. Focus Parent Training
  126. Frameworks for Communication
  127. Frankfurt Early Intervention Programme
  128. Frankfurt Social Skills Training programme (KONTAKT)
  129. Gentle Containment
  130. Gentle Teaching
  131. Giant Steps Programme
  132. Greenspan Method
  133. Group Therapy
  134. Halliwick Method
  135. HANDLE Approach
  136. Hanen Program
  137. Healing Touch
  138. Helminthic Therapy
  139. Higashi
  140. Holding Therapy
  141. Home-Based Behaviour Intervention
  142. Hormonal Therapies
  143. Humanistic Therapy
  144. Hydrotherapy
  145. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  146. Hypnotherapy
  147. I Believe in Me Not OCB! Programme
  148. Immuno Therapies
  149. Incredible Years
  150. Infant Start Programme
  151. Integrated Movement Therapy
  152. Integrated Play Groups Model
  153. Integrative Medicine
  154. Interpersonal Problem-Solving for Workplace Adaptation Programme
  155. Intervention in BASIS programme (iBASIS)
  156. Jakey-Olsen Integrative Therapy
  157. JobTIPS Employment Program
  158. Keyhole Early Intervention
  159. Light Therapies
  160. Lovaas Method
  161. Makaton
  162. Managing Repetitive Behaviours Programme
  163. Mand-Model Approach
  164. Manual Signing
  165. MAXout
  166. May Institute Program
  167. Melodic Based Communication Therapy
  168. Mediated Learning
  169. Mental State Reading
  170. Metamorphic Technique
  171. Milne Method
  172. Milieu Method
  173. Mimetics
  174. Mind-Body Interventions
  175. Miracle Mineral Solution
  176. Monarch Program
  177. More than Words Program
  178. Motor-Sensory Intervention
  179. Multi-modal Anxiety and Social Skills Intervention (MASSI)
  180. Narrative Therapy
  181. Help! Programme
  182. Naturalistic Developmental Behavioural Interventions
  183. Naturopathy
  184. Neuro-linguistic Programming
  185. Neurofeedback Training
  186. Neuropsychotherapy
  187. Nova Scotia Early Intensive Behaviour Intervention Model
  188. Occupational Therapy
  189. Online and Applied system of Intervention Skills Distance Training Program
  190. Operant Conditioning
  191. Options Method
  192. Orthodox Medicine
  193. Osteopathy
  194. Packing Therapy
  195. Paired Associative Learning
  196. Parent Support Programmes
  197. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  198. Parent-Child Training Program
  199. Pathways Early Autism Intervention
  200. Patterning Therapies
  201. Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  202. Peer Mediated Approach (PEER)
  203. PEGASUS programme
  204. Penguin for Autism Behavioral Interventions
  205. Perceptual Isolation Therapy
  206. Personal Frequency Modulation System
  207. Perspectives Program
  208. Physiotherapy
  209. Picture-In-The-Head Training
  210. Pivotal Response Training
  211. PLAY Project
  212. PlayWisely Program
  213. Portage Intervention
  214. Precision Teaching
  215. Preschoolers with Autism Programme
  216. Pressure Vest
  217. Prevent-teach-reinforce Model
  218. Princeton Child Development Institute Early Intervention Program
  219. Problem-Solving Skills training
  220. Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills
  221. Project SEARCH plus ASD Supports
  222. PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets)
  223. Psychiatry
  224. Psychoanalysis
  225. Psychodynamic Therapy
  226. Psychology
  227. Psychopharmacology
  228. Psychotherapy
  229. Rage Reduction Therapy
  230. Rapid Prompting Method (RPM)
  231. ReAttach Intervention
  232. Rebound Therapy
  233. Reciprocal Imitation Training
  234. Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)
  235. Respite Care
  236. Option 236Response Interruption and Redirection (RIRD)
  237. Responsive Teaching
  238. Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy
  239. Riding the Rapids: Living with Autism or Disability
  240. Rolfing
  241. Rutger’s Autism Program
  242. Sandplay Therapy
  243. Sauna Therapy
  244. SCERTS Model
  245. Option 245Scotson Technique
  246. Seaver-NETT
  247. Self-Advocacy
  248. Self-Injurious Behavior Inhibiting System
  249. Sensory Deprivation Therapy
  250. Sensory Integration Therapy
  251. Shaping
  252. Shared Reading
  253. Sheltered Employment
  254. Sheltered Housing
  255. Shiatsu
  256. Sign Language
  257. Simulation Training
  258. Sleeping Sound Program
  259. Snoezelen
  260. Social Adjustment Enhancement Intervention
  261. Social Cognitiion and Interaction Training-Autism Program
  262. Social Cognition Training Program
  263. Social Communication Intervention
  264. Option 264Social Emotional Neuroscience Endocrinology
  265. Social Skills and Theory of Mind Training
  266. Social Skills Groups
  267. Social Stories
  268. Social-Pragmatic Joint Attention Focused Parent Training Programme
  269. Son-Rise programme
  270. SOSTA-FRA programme
  271. Speech and Language Pathology (Speech Therapy)
  272. Option 272Speech Generating Device
  273. SpeechPromprs
  274. SPELL framework
  275. Spiritual Healing
  276. Squeeze Machine
  277. STAR Program
  278. Stener Waldorf Approach
  279. STEP-ASD
  280. Stepping Stones Triple P
  281. Stronger Families Project
  282. Structural Integration
  283. summerMAX program
  284. Support Group
  285. Supported Employment
  286. Supported Living
  287. Symbolic Play Intervention
  288. Systemic Therapy
  289. Tackling Teenage Training programme
  290. TAGteach
  291. Tai Chi
  292. TalkAbility Program
  293. Task Analysis
  294. TEACCH
  295. Thought Bubble Training
  296. Tomatis Method
  297. Trampoline Therapy
  298. TreeHouse School Model
  299. Unstuck and On Target
  300. Van Dijk Curricular Approach
  301. Video Modelling
  302. Visual Schedules
  303. Visual Supports
  304. Voice Output Communication Aid (VOCAs)
  305. Vojta Method
  306. Walden Programs
  307. Watsu
  308. Weighted Items e.g. Blanket, vest etc
  309. Welch Method
  310. Wilbarger Technique
  311. Work Systems
  312. Yoga Therapy

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