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Alphabetic List of Interventions, Treatments and Therapies

This section contains an alphabetic list of interventions, and some specific techniques, designed to help people on the autism spectrum.

You may be able to find more information, including links to other parts of this website, by clicking on the title of an intervention.

If you know of an intervention which is not listed here please email info@researchautism.net.

Please note that we reserve the right to not include information about an intervention if we do not consider it appropriate.

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Glossary Item Description
H4EDTA

H4EDTA is another term for EDTA, a synthetic solution used as a chelating agent to remove heavy metals from the body.

Haldol

Haldol is a brand name for Haloperidol, a type of conventional or typical antipsychotic drug, which is used to treat psychotic disorders and symptoms.

Haldol Concentrate

Haldol Concentrate is a brand name for Haloperidol, a type of conventional or typical antipsychotic drug, which is used to treat psychotic disorders and symptoms.

Halliwick Method

The Halliwick method was designed to introduce people with disabilities to the aquatic environment.

Haloperidol

Haloperidol is a type of conventional or typical antipsychotic drug which is used to treat psychotic disorders and symptoms.

Haloperidol Intensol

Haloperidol Intensol is a brand name for Haloperidol, a type of conventional or typical antipsychotic drug, which is used to treat psychotic disorders and symptoms.

HANDLE

HANDLE is an acronym for the Holistic Approach to Neurodevelopment and Learning Efficiency.

Hanen Program for Parents of Verbal Children on the Autism Spectrum

The Hanen Program for Parents of Verbal Children on the Autism Spectrum is the full name for TalkAbility, a programme run by the Hanen Centre in Ontario, which is designed for families with children aged three to seven on the mild end of the autism spectrum.

Hanen Programs

The Hanen Programs are parent education prgrammes for parents of children on the autism spectrum run by the Hanen Centre in Ontario, Canada.

HBOT

HBOT is an acronym for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which is the medical use of oxygen at a higher than atmospheric pressure.

HDPM

HDPM is an acronym for high doses of pyridoxine (vitamin B-6) and magnesium.

Healing Touch

Healing touch is another name for therapeutic touch, an intervention in which the practitioner claims to alter the patient's energy field through an energy transfer that moves from the hands of the practitioner to the patient.

Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback

Heart rate variability (HRA or HRV) biofeedback is a form of biofeedback which measures heart rate.

Heilkunst

Heilkunst is a naturopathic approach which uses a range of treatments according to the needs of the individual patient.

Helminthic therapy

Helminthic therapy is the use of parasitic worms, such as trichuris suis, for therapeutic purposes.

Hemisphere Specific Auditory Stimulation

Hemisphere specific auditory stimulation  is another name for Johansen Sound Therapy, a form of auditory integration training, which is an intervention in which a person with autism listens to a selection of music which has been modified.

Herbal Products

Herbal products are herbs used as botanicals, which are plants or plant parts valued for their medicinal or therapeutic properties, flavour, and/or scent.

Higashi

Higashi is another term for daily life therapy, an intervention which uses group dynamics, physical education, art, music, academic activity and vocational training.

High Probability Command Sequences

High probability command sequences involve instructing a child or adolescent to perform multiple tasks that they have successfully demonstrated or are likely to perform, before asking them to comply with a request that is more difficult or less likely to be completed 

Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy is an intervention in which the therapist places the client on the horse; directs the movement of the horse; analyses the rider's responses; and adjusts the treatment accordingly.


Disclaimer

The fact that an intervention or technique is listed here does not necessarily mean that we support its use. Nor does it mean that there is any scientifically valid or reliable evidence behind it.

Over time we hope to evaluate each of the interventions and techniques in this section, providing a ranking which tells you the level of scientific evidence which supports or does not support its use. You can find details of the interventions we have already ranked in Our Evaluations of Autism Interventions, Treatments and Therapies.

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Updated
21 Jun 2018