How should I integrate different autism treatment strategies?

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Discussion: In addition to the Floortime therapy, you may want to consider new and innovative interventions that are coming to the fore, suggests Dr. Greenspan. “No one intervention, no matter what the data, was tried out on your child. So, you’ll always have to come up with creative and innovative strategies.”

If something has been helpful to a lot of children, it may be helpful for your child; but, you always want to watch and observe. Never assume a strategy will be successful. Dr. Greenspan notes that “it’s critical to recognize that you’re always observing the effect of an intervention on a child” and that this is “especially important for medication and nutritional remedies.”