Intervention based around sensory deprivation i.e. minimizing sensory inputs such as sound, lights and smells.
The individual is placed in an environment with minimal distractions, such as a dimly lit room or isolation tank, for several hours or days at a time.
REST is designed to encourage an extremely deep level of relaxation.
We are currently reviewing the research evidence on the use of Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy for people with autism.
If you are aware of any research, or you would like to share your personal experiences of REST, please email email@example.com Thank you.
Please see the Advanced version of this page for more information about this intervention, including relevant research studies and details of how we will rank them.
Please read our Disclaimer about this intervention.
Last Updated : 26/03/2013 Back to Top