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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
Metronidazole

Metronidazole is an antibiotic used to treat bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections of the reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.

mHBOT

mHBOT is another term for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which is the medical use of oxygen at a higher than atmospheric pressure.

Mifne Method for Early Intervention

The Mifne Method for Early Intervention is an intensive programme for the whole family.

Milieu Teaching

Milieu teaching is a behavioural intervention in which individuals are taught language skills and behaviours within the natural environment (the milieu).

Milieu Training

Milieu training is another term for milieu teaching, a behavioural intervention in which individuals are taught language skills and behaviours within the natural environment (the milieu). The teaching is delivered in places (such as the kitchen) and in situations (such as when a child wants a snack) in which individuals are most likely to want to communicate with other people.

Miller Method

The Miller Method is an intervention based on 'cognitive-developmental systems theory.'

Mimetics

Mimetics is a theatre-based art-form which uses mimicry and imitation.

Mind Reading Training

Mind reading training is another term for theory of mind training, an intervention which teaches individuals how to work out what other people may be thinking and feeling.

Mind Reading: The Interactive Guide to Emotions

Mind Reading: The Interactive Guide to Emotions is an interactive software programme designed to teach recognition of simple and complex emotions to children on the autism spectrum.

Mind-Body Intervention

Mind-body interventions (also known as mind-body practices or mind-body medicine) focus on the interactions among the brain, mind, body, and behaviour.

Mindful Parenting

Mindful parenting is a framework in which parents intentionally bring moment-to-moment awareness to the parent-child relationship.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a mind-body based approach that helps people change the way they think and feel about their experiences, especially stressful experiences.

Minocin

Minocin is a brand name of minocycline, a type of tetracycline antibiotic drug used to treat bacterial infections.

Minocycline

Minocycline is a type of tetracycline antibiotic drug used to treat bacterial infections.

Miracle Mineral Solution

Miracle mineral solution is an extremely dangerous and scientifically unsound intervention based around the use of a bleach-like substance.

MIT

MIT is an acronym for Melodic Intonation Therapy, an intervention that uses the musical elements of speech (melody and rhythm) to improve expressive language.

MMS

MMS is an acornym for miracle mineral solution, an extremely dangerous intervention based around the use of bleach.

Mobile (Portable) Device

Mobile or portable devices include any electronic devices (such as cell phones, MP3 players or tablets) that can be easily carried by one person.

Modelling

Modelling is a method of teaching in which an individual learns a behaviour or a skill by watching someone else demonstrating that behaviour or skill.

Modified Environment

Modified environment is another name for environmental modification, the process of moditifying or designing a local environment (a room or building) to meet the needs of a specific individual or group of individuals.


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