Long Island Behavior Analysis Conference

Future Directions in Medication Treatments for ASD

There has been enormous growth over the past 10-15 years in research attempting to identify effective medications for children and youth with ASD. A few classes of medications have been shown to be effective for treating specific symptoms associated with autism. There is accumulating data to...

Medications for ASD and the Future of Psychopharmacology of Autism

The first fact we need to acknowledge when we talk about medications for autism, is that that there are no pharmacologic treatments that actually treat autism. There is no data to date to suggest that any medications actually teach skills or change the developmental course of the disorder. As such,...