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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
N,N-dimethyl glycine

N,N-dimethyl glycine is another name for dimethylglycine (DMG), a derivative of the amino acid glycine.

N-2-(5-methoxyindol-3-ethyl)-acetamide

N-2-(5-methoxyindol-3-ethyl)-acetamide is another term for melatonin, the hormone which regulates our biological clock.

n-3 Fatty Acids

n-3 fatty acids is another term for omega 3 fatty acids, which are essential fatty acids.

N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine

N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine is another term for melatonin, the hormone which regulates our biological clock

N-Acetyl-Carnosine

N-acetyl-carnosine is another term for carnosine, which is a naturally occurring dipeptide.

N-Acetyl-L-Carnosine

N-Acetyl-L-Carnosine is another term for carnosine, which is a naturally occurring dipeptide.

N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine

N-acetyl-L-cysteine is another term for cysteine, an amino acid that can be found in many proteins throughout the body.

Nalorphine

Nalorphine ia an opioid antagonist used to block the effect of endorphins in the central nervous system.

Naloxone

Naloxone is an opioid antagonist used to counter the effects of opioid overdose.

Naltrexone

Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist used to treat conditions such as alcohol dependence and opioid dependence.

Nanocolloidal Detox Factors

Nanocolloidal detox factors is a dietary supplement made from algae which is used as a detoxification and chelating agent.

Narcotic Antagonists

Narcotic antagonists is another term for opioid antagonists, morphine-like substances which can be used to block the effect of endorphins in the central nervous system.

Narrative Therapy

Narrative therapy involves working with a person to examine and edit the stories the person tells himself or herself about the world.

NAS EarlyBird Plus Programme

The NAS EarlyBird Plus Programme is a modified form of the NAS EarlyBird programme, designed to meet the needs of families whose child has received a later diagnosis.

NAS EarlyBird Programme

The NAS EarlyBird Programme is a parent-training programme run by the National Autistic Society in the UK.

NAS Help! Programme

The NAS Help! Programme is run by the National Autistic Society in the UK and aims to provide parents and full-time carers with post-diagnostic information and advice.

Natural Diet

The natural diet is another name for the detox or detoxification diet. This requires you to avoid processed foods, to eat fresh, organic food and, as far as possible, to eat raw fruit and vegetables.

Natural Environment Teaching

Natural environment teaching is form of teaching based around the interests and preferences of the learner rather than the teacher.

Natural Language Paradigm

The natural language paradigm is a predecessor of pivotal response training, a form of training in which certain behaviours are considered to be 'pivotal', that is, crucial for other behaviours.

Natural Medicine

Natural medicine is another term for naturopathy, a holistic system of medicine based on the belief that the body is capable of healing itself.


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
25 Oct 2017