This page provides links to information about some of the other interventions commonly used to help individuals on the autism spectrum.
Animal-assisted activities are a group of interventions in which animals and their handlers interact with one or more people for comfort or recreation.
Animal therapies (also known as pet therapy) are a group interventions which use a more formal, structured set of sessions to help people reach specific goals in their treatment.
In practice, all animal-assisted activities or therapies involve people interacting with animals in one form or another. For example, a person on the autism spectrum may use an assistance dog, swim with or touch dolphins, learn to ride and groom a horse, or keep a pet hamster.
The built environment is sometimes defined as the human-made space in which people live, work, and undertake leisure activities on a day-to-day basis.
Please see publications on the Built Environment
Interventions which seek to influence other people and change society.
These interventions include advocacy and self advocacy: autism awareness training: politics/lobbying
A number of interventions based around people on the autism spectrum helping each other.