Why Therapy at Home?

Many parents have found that effective early interventions need to include both medical and therapy aspects. In this section, we will focus on therapy. Traditional therapy includes Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and sometimes Physical Therapy, often provided in clinics and at school on weekly basis. In the last two decades, with the recognition of the importance of intensive early intervention, increasing emphasis has been placed on intensive therapy on daily basis.  While most of these therapy programs started at home, increasing number of autism clinics are offering day-long therapy programs.  AuSSM stronlgy encourage families to implement a daily therapy program.  There are many therapy programs on the market for families to choose from. In this section, you will find recommendations based on effectiveness, as well as information on availabe resources.

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