This section contains an alphabetic list of interventions, and some specific techniques, designed to help people on the autism spectrum.
You may be able to find more information, including links to other parts of this website, by clicking on the title of an intervention.
If you know of an intervention which is not listed here please email email@example.com.
Please note that we reserve the right to not include information about an intervention if we do not consider it appropriate.
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Y-aminobutyric acid is another name for gamma aminobutyric acid or GABA, an amino acid which acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system.
Yeast is a microscopic, one-celled organism belonging to the group of organisms called fungi
The yeast-free diet is a type of exclusion diet which requires you to avoid all sources of yeast.
Yi-gan san is another term for yokukansan, a traditional Asian herbal medicine.
Yoga is a mind-body practice in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) with origins in ancient Indian philosophy.
Yoked prisms, another term for ambient prism lenses, are used to help improve ambient vision, the visual system related to spatial organisation.
Yokukansan, also known as yi-gan san, is a traditional Asian herbal medicine.
The fact that an intervention or technique is listed here does not necessarily mean that we support its use. Nor does it mean that there is any scientifically valid or reliable evidence behind it.
Over time we hope to evaluate each of the interventions and techniques in this section, providing a ranking which tells you the level of scientific evidence which supports or does not support its use. You can find details of the interventions we have already ranked in Our Evaluations of Autism Interventions, Treatments and Therapies.