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What you need to know about the treatment of autism?
Therapy for children with autism is quite long and to achieve a lasting result it is necessary to undergo a minimum 30-day program. The main factor in choosing a clinic is the presence of a specialist who speaks the child's native language.
To date, for Russian-speaking patients, this possibility is provided by the clinics of Israel, Latvia and Lithuania. The cost depends on the duration of treatment. The price of a comprehensive program lasting one month is $ 2,500-7,000.
For children with autism it is extremely important to be in their native language environment, so as not to feel any additional discomfort.
The ideal age for starting the program is 3.5-4 years.
Most courses are designed for 2-3 months.
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At the first meeting, an interview with parents is conducted, including a development and adaptation survey (Vineland) and a standard diagnostic survey for the establishment of an autistic spectrum (ADI);
The second meeting is designed to monitor the social and communication abilities of the child and the medical-neurological evaluation. Observation is carried out using a standard diagnostic tool DOS. If necessary, an additional meeting with the child is scheduled for cognitive-speech diagnosis (Mullen test);
The third meeting is devoted to cognitive evaluation;
The fourth meeting is devoted to summing up the results of previous meetings. The doctor answers questions of parents and gives out to them the written conclusion with results of diagnostics and recommendations.
The cost of the diagnostic phase and additional counseling is from $ 9,120.
Diagnostics includes an examination and a primary evaluation of the severity of autism, differential diagnosis with other psychosomatic and psychotic abnormalities (correction of the diagnosis). A number of analyzes are also carried out.
The approximate cost of a comprehensive diagnosis of autism is about $ 4,300.
Treatment of autism includes such methods:
Psychotherapeutic influence, treatment of accompanying psychological problems;
Speech coaching - the development of brain zones responsible for coherent speech;
Use of methods of applied analysis (PAP) for correction of behavioral reactions;
Occupational therapy - the formation of useful skills and techniques of abstraction for the relief of acute conditions;
The private psychological center Matspen is engaged in therapy of psychosomatic diseases in Russian-speaking patients. Since 2006, the clinic offers comprehensive services for the diagnosis, treatment and support of patients with autism.
Help is provided by such well-known specialists in the field of psychiatry as Dr. Vitaliy Tevelev and Dr. Jan Beytelman. Here, for the first time in the country, medical telemedicine has been introduced, a number of other innovations. Treatment of autism in Matspen allows to fully compensate for light and moderate conditions, to socialize children.