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Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy (also known as cranio-sacral therapy, craniosacral manipulation, cranial osteopathy, cranial therapy, bio cranial therapy, craniopathy, neural organizational technique, and the sacro occipital technique) is an intervention which uses very light touching to balance the craniosacral system in the body.

The craniosacral system includes the bones, nerves, fluids, and connective tissues of the cranium and spinal area.

Please note: We have been unable to identify any research studies on the use of craniosacral therapy to help people on the autism spectrum published in peer-reviewed journals.

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