Special needs

Special needs is a term used in clinical diagnostic and functional development to describe individuals who require assistance for disabilities that may be medical, mental, or psychological. Here are some of the therapies and resources available for a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other learning disabilities.

Special Needs – Autism Spectrum Disorder - ASD

Different Types of Therapies

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Tomatis
  • Homeopathic Remedies
  • Gluten Free Casein Free Diet – GFCF Diet
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Auditory Integration Therapy
  • Autism Movement Therapy
  • Vision Therapy
  • Aqua Therapy
  • Sensory Therapy
  • Verbal Behavior
  • Music Therapy
  • Chiropractic
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Floortime
  • Hippotherapy
  • Discrete Trial Training
  • Vitamin Supplements
  • Relationship Development Intervention - RDI
  • PECs
  • IPad- Proloquo2go
  • Early Intervention
  • Pivotal Response Therapy – PRT
  • Chelation
  • Prescription Medication
  • Neurofeedback

National Resources

Students With Disabilities

Compiled by Julie Putcha

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