Autism spectrum disorder impacts the nervous system. The range and severity of symptoms can vary widely. Common symptoms include difficulty with communication, difficulty with social interactions, obsessive interests, and repetitive behaviors.
Early recognition, as well as behavioral, educational, and family therapies may reduce symptoms and support development and learning.
Peak Neuroscience offers patients in Dallas and North Texas a drug-free alternative for treatment of autism. Neurotherapy is a safe and effective treatment option proven to improve patients diagnosed with autism.
Autism Requires A Medical Diagnosis. If you observe the following symptoms, see a medical practitioner for a diagnosis.
Behavioral: inappropriate social interaction, poor eye contact, compulsive behavior, impulsivity, repetitive movements, self-harm, or persistent repetition of words or actions.
Developmental: learning disability or speech delay in a child.
Cognitive: intense interest in a limited number of things or problem paying attention.
Psychological: unaware of others’ emotions or depression Also common: anxiety, change in voice, sensitivity to sound, or tic.
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Anger Management: Practicing mindfulness, coping mechanisms, and trigger avoidance to minimize destructive emotional outbursts.
Family Therapy: Psychological counseling that helps families resolve conflicts and communicate more effectively.
Neurotherapy: A drug-free therapy which uses cutting edge technology to re-train the brain.
Applied Behavior Analysis: A teaching method that helps autistic children learn socially significant skills by encouraging positive behavior.
Behavior Therapy: A therapy focused on modifying harmful behaviors associated with psychological distress.
Sensory Processing: The way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor and behavioral responses.
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Using animals to enhance the physical, emotional, and social well-being of humans.
Clinical Psychologist: Treats mental disorders primarily with talk therapy.
Neurotherapist: Treats mental disorders using non-invasive, drug free techniques to re-train the brain.
Speech Therapist: Specializes in voice rehabilitation.
Occupational Therapist: Improves daily living and work skills of patients. Clinical psychologist: Treats mental disorders primarily with talk therapy.
Neurologist: Treats nervous system disorders.
Psychiatrist: Treats mental disorders primarily with medications.
Pediatrician: Provides medical care for infants, children, and teenagers.
Primary Care Provider (PCP): Prevents, diagnoses, and treats diseases.