Catatonia is a disorder which affects some people with autism.
It can affect how someone
For example it can make someone
It can be very distressing for the person with autism because it can make their other problems worse.
We have yet to identify the most effective interventions to treat catatonia in people with autistic spectrum disorders.
It is possible that environmental, cognitive and behavioural methods may prove to be the most effective.
Please see the Advanced version of this page for more information about this issue, including relevant research studies and interventions which may help.
Last Updated : 13/07/2011 Back to Top