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MANAGEMENT

Behavioural interventions – focus on teaching children new behaviours and skills by using specialised, structured techniques. These techniques are the best teaching tools for developing skills and encouraging appropriate behaviour.

  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
  • Discrete Trial Training (DTT)
  • Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center (DDDC) Program
  • Incidental teaching
  • Lovaas Program
  • Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT)
  • Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
  • Princeton Child Development Institute Program

Developmental interventions – focus on teaching children social and communication skills in everyday, structured settings.

  • Developmental social-pragmatic (DSP) model
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Relationship Development Intervention® (RDI®)
  • Responsive teaching

Combined interventions –

  • Early Start Denver Model
  • SCERTS Model
  • TEACCH

Family-based interventions – parents not only drive the decision-making about interventions, but they also take a key role in delivering them.

  • More Than Words® program

Therapy-based interventions – provide a specific therapy that targets specific difficulties.

  • Functional Communication Training (FCT)
  • Sign language
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).

For older children and teenagers –

  • Social skill training
  • CBT
  • Cartooning strategies
  • Modelling
  • Peer Training
  • Self-management techniques
  • Stepping Stones Triple P
  • Social stories

Medical interventions –

  • ADHD medications
  • Anxiolytics and antidepressants
  • Antipsychotics
  • Sleep medications