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My child had regressive autism. He had speech up until the

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My child had regressive autism. He had speech up until the age of 3, he is almost 4 and has no speech. Will his speech come back?

Hi. Yes his autism can improve in time and his speech can return. That does require therapy as this link will show you

Let me know if you need more information please

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
What early intervention would you recommend? Would appreciate a more thorough response.

No problem

  • Discrete Trial Training (DTT)
    DTT is a style of teaching that uses a series of trials to teach each step of a desired behavior or response. Lessons are broken down into their simplest parts and positive reinforcement is used to reward correct answers and behaviors. Incorrect answers are ignored.
  • Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI)
    This is a type of ABA for very young children with an ASD, usually younger than five, and often younger than three.
  • Pivotal Response Training (PRT)
    PRT aims to increase a child’s motivation to learn, monitor his own behavior, and initiate communication with others. Positive changes in these behaviors should have widespread effects on other behaviors.
  • Verbal Behavior Intervention (VBI)
    VBI is a type of ABA that focuses on teaching verbal skills.
  • This would all be under the guidance of a paediactric psychologist or psychiatrist

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