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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
Kampo Medicine

Kampo medicine is an ancient Japanese system of medicine that uses a wide variety of methods for diagnosing and treating many different medical conditions.

Kaplan Lenses

Kaplan lenses, another term for ambient prism lenses, are used to help improve ambient vision, the visual system related to spatial organisation.

Kapvay

Kapvay is a brand name for clonidine, a type of drug called an alpha 2-adrenergic receptor agonist or antihypertensive.

Karate

Karate is a martial art which uses a variety of striking techniques, including punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes.

KASPAR

KASPAR is a child-sized robot designed for use as a social mediator, encouraging and helping children with autism to interact and communicate with adults and other children.

Kata

Kata is a system of basic body positioning and movement exercises, as in karate or judo.

Keppra

Keppra is a brand name for levetiracetam, a type of anticonvulsant, a group of drugs which aim to prevent or reduce the severity of seizures.

Ketipinor

Ketipinor is a brand name for quetiapine, a type of antipsychotic drug sometimes used to treat challenging behaviours in people on the autism spectrum.

Keto Diet

Keto diet is another term for the ketogenic diet, a high fat, adequate protein, low carbohydrate diet designed to mimic many of the biochemical changes associated with prolonged starvation.

Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole is a type of antifungal medication sold under a variety of brand names including Nizoral.

Keyhole Early Intervention

The Keyhole Early Intervention programme is a multi-component early intervention programme for preschool children with autism.

Klamath Weed

Klamath weed is another term for St. John's Wort, a plant used to treat a range of conditions including depression.

Klonopin

Klonopin is a brand name for clonazepam, a type of anticonvulsant, a group of drugs which aim to prevent or reduce the severity of seizures.

KONTAKT

KONTAKT is the German name for the Frankfurt Social Skills Training progamme, a social skills group for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.

Kuvan

Kuvan is another term for tetrahydrobiopterin, a naturally occurring nutrient and essential cofactor of the three aromatic amino acid hydroxylase enzymes.


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