Types of therapy that help with autism

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Types of therapy that help with autism

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My son currently receives occupational therapy, speech therapy, group speech and social skills class, in-home behavior, and one-on-one aid at school. At different points in his life, different therapies have been more important. Early on, speech was essential. Occupational therapy was essential for fine motor and for regulating behavior. Right now, anything that deals with social behavior, dealing with pragmatics and other children is essential. Behavior, ABA behavior helps create a framework, a structure for him and a structure for me, so that I know he relates best to this next, this next and this next. So they are all important.

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Debi is a mom to two wonderful boys, ages seven and four. She lives in Culver City, CA and is a stay at home mom. Debi spends a good deal of her time caring for her seven year old high-functioning autistic son. She enjoys family time with her husband and boys, bike riding, yoga and swimming.  

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