What Are The Best Treatments for Autism?

Use of Medication

Many families of children and adults with autism are faced with the option of using medicines. This is a medical decision and there is no one right answer.

It is important to work with your healthcare providers to make sure that when a medicine is chosen as a form of treatment, it is taken safely and effectively. Our ATN/AIR-P Medication Decision Aid and ATN/AIR-P Autism and Medication: Safe and Careful Use guide can help you to:

  • Compare the options
  • Consider benefits and risks
  • Clarify personal values
  • Learn about medications and side effects
  • Target Symptoms
  • Know what questions to ask providers

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