Research: Autism Treatments Fall Short

Source: 
USA Today
Date Published: 
April 4, 2011
Abstract: 

A new set of analyses offers sobering news in the long search for effective treatments for autism. Researchers concluded that medications are of little help to most autistic children. Although intensive behavioral therapies can be effective, they don't work for everyone, and doctors don't have a way to predict which children will benefit, according to three reviews in today's Pediatrics.