Special Behavioral Autism Therapy May Alter Brain Activity


  Preliminary results from a four-month study show that pivotal response training (PRT) can alter brain function in children with autism. Areas of the brain that process social information showed changes after the therapy was used on children. Several mental … Continue reading

Group Training for Parents Proves Highly Beneficial

parent training study

Antonio Hardan and his colleagues at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucie Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford conducted a study where they found that training parents in groups about basic autism therapy was a beneficial method in helping children … Continue reading