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 email@example.com.
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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|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 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.
Holding therapy is a a form of attachment therapy, which consists of forced holding by a therapist or parent until the child stops resisting or until a fixed time period has elapsed.
Holding time is another term for holding therapy, an intervention which consists of forced holding by a therapist or parent until the child stops resisting or until a fixed time period has elapsed
|Home-Based Behaviour Intervention||
Home-based behaviour intervention is another name for early intensive behavioural intervention, a highly structured and intense intervention in which a child is taught a range of skills by a team of therapists.
|Homeo-Biochemic Formulation Therapy||
Homeo-biochemic formulation therapy is a homoeopathic remedy based on plant oils which are highly diluted and then added to biochemical salts.
Homeopathy is a 'treatment' based on the use of highly diluted substances, which practitioners claim can cause the body to heal itself.
Hormonal therapies include a wide range of therapies which use hormones in one form or another.
Hormones are your body's chemical messengers. They travel in your bloodstream to tissues or organs.
Horse therapies is another term for equine-assisted therapies which include hippotherapy (use of a horse to improve neurological function and sensory processing) and equine-assisted psychotherapy (use of a horse to improve mental health).
HOT is an acronym for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which is the medical use of oxygen at a higher than atmospheric pressure.
The humanistic approach is a form of psychotherapy which encourages the client think about their feelings, and take responsibility for their thoughts and actions.
Hydropathy is another name for hydrotherapy, the use of water for soothing pains and treating diseases.
Hydrotherapy is the use of water for soothing pains and treating diseases
Hyperbaric medicine is another term for hyperbaric therapy, which is the medical use of oxygen at a higher than atmospheric pressure.
|Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy||
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is another term for hyperbaric therapy, which increases atmospheric pressure to allow the body to incorporate more oxygen into the body.
Hyperbaric therapy is the medical use of oxygen at a higher than atmospheric pressure.
Hypericum perforatum is another term for St. John's Wort, a plant used to treat a range of conditions including depression.
Hyperoxygenation is another term for hyperbaric therapy, which is the medical use of oxygen at a higher than atmospheric pressure.
Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis to treat a variety of medical and psychological problems.
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.