Category Archives: Treatment Options

Which Autism Interventions Work Best?

Posted on September 13, 2017
As a parent, caretaker, or family member of someone who falls on the autism spectrum, you may often question whether you’re doing enough to help them. You may wonder if there are interventions and treatments that work more effectively than others, if you’re providing the best and most meaningful care, and whether everything you’re trying is even in the right ballpark for your situation. These are all perfectly relevant questions ...Read More

2017 Fall Events That Are Autism-Friendly

Posted on August 15, 2017
Community integration experiences are vital for the growth and development of children and youth with autism. Experiences shared with family members and care givers build bonds, trust, mutual interests, and are fun. Sarah Dooley Center for Autism highlights these upcoming community integration opportunities: Sensory-Friendly Movie Matinee On August 19th, join friends and family for an inclusive, engaging matinee. It starts at 2 p.m. and is taking place at the Byrd ...Read More

Education Grants For People With Autism

Posted on June 16, 2017
Autism can be both a very difficult and very expensive condition with which to live. Fortunately, there are many organizations that understand the financial hurdles involved in getting the most out of life when living with autism spectrum disorders. While the following listings are neither endorsed nor validated by the Sarah Dooley Center, they are generally recognized as some of the top educational grants available for those living with autism. ...Read More

Navigating Treatment Options

Posted on January 27, 2014
Many parents and educators struggle to navigate all of the treatment options that pop up when you type ‘autism treatments’ into a search engine. The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders publishes a priceless document that highlights and explains the best “Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder” See the report.