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 Auditory Training  Auditory training is a treatment that may be helpful for some individuals i ndividuals with autism who are oversensitive or hypersensiti hypersensitive ve to sound. This therapy involves the individual listening to a variety of different d ifferent sound frequencies, coordinated to their level of impairment. Auditory training is performed bylearn an audiologist trained in this method. If you yo u would like to more, please contact theparticular ASA for the Auditory Training package.   Autism Therapy: Vitamin B6 and magnesium definition of Vitamin of  Vitamin B6 and magnesium: Vitamin B6 , also known as pyridoxine as  pyridoxine,, is a nutrient found in fish, meat and bananas. It is an essential vitamin vitamin,, which means it can only be obtained through the diet . Vitamin B6 is B6 is important for the health of every cell in the body.Magnesium body. Magnesium is an essential mineral that is needed for the health of  every cell in the body. Some parents Some parents  supplement  supplement a a child's diet  diet with with a combination of vitamin of  vitamin B6 and magnesiumas magnesiumas an alternative therapy for  therapy  for autism autism.. is one form of augmentative and alternative communication communication (AAC) that has  been an effective means of expression for some so me individuals with labels of  autism and other developmental disabilities. It entails learning to communicate c ommunicate  by typing on a keyboard or pointing at letters, images, or other symbols to represent messages. Facilitated communication involves a combination of   physical and emotional support to an individual i ndividual who has difficulties with speech and with intentional pointing (unassist (unassisted ed typing).

In the past, for exampl exa mple, e, an a n occupational therapist might have worked with an autistic person to develop skills for handwriting, shirt buttoning, shoe tying, and so forth. But today's occupational therapists specializing in autism may also be experts in sensory integration (difficulty with processing information information through the senses), or may work with their clients on play skills, social skills and more. Physical therapists (often called "PTs") are trained to work with people to build or rebuild strength, mobility and motor skills. Many physical therapists hold a Masters Degree or Doctorate in physical therapy, and have worked in the field as an intern before working on their own. They T hey must also be board certified by a national and/or state governing board. According to the APTA (American Physical Therapy Assoc Association) iation),, "APTA's vision is that by the year 2020, the majority of practicing physical therapists will possess a DPT [Doctor of  Physical Therapy] degree."Most physical physical therapists work in clinical c linical settings


and/or home settings, and most work with patients who are recovering from injuries. Many also work with people recovering from stroke. A subset of   physical therapists work with children and adults who are coping with lifelong disabilities such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, b ifida, or related neurological disabilities.Dance and movement therapy, hippotherapy (therapeutic horseback  riding), aquatic therapy (therapeutic swimming), recreational therapy and even  play therapy may alsoofbe offered by people physical by therapy. While none these specialized serwith services vicesaisbackground likely to beinsupported medical insurance, many may be right for your child.


process that organizes sensation from one's own body and the environment . Sensory integration makes it possible to use the body effectively within the environment . Children with autism are believed to have difficulties integrating sensory information. information.

uses music and its elements to enable people to communicate and to express their  feelings. In this way music therapy addresses some of the core problems of people with ASD. This review set out to assess the evidence for the effectiveness of music therapy for individuals with ASD. 

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