Environmental Enrichment as an Effective Treatment for Autism: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Behavioral Neuroscience
Date Published: 
May 20, 2013

Researchers at University of California Irvine conducted a randomized controlled trial of sensorimotor enrichment in young boys with ASD. Behavioral and cognitive improvements in the children who received sensorimotor therapy suggest that it may be a promising treatment for ASD symptoms. The group is now conducting a larger trial that includes girls.