School of Health Sciences
Health Promotion: CHES Track
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Donaldson, Jill, "Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Literature Review" (2021). Senior Honors Theses. 1061.
This paper is a literature review of some of the popular treatments for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It begins with an overview of ASD, the common symptoms, and comorbidities. It includes a review of pharmacological treatments, behavioral treatments, and dietary treatments. Some treatment options in each of those categories are explained and reviewed. The paper also presents the comparison of various treatments to determine which is the most effective. The paper then concludes with what the most effective treatments are and how combined treatments are used.