Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Autism represents an alternate path of brain development, which is accompanied by both certain strengths and certain challenges. The signs of autism usually are noticeable within the first few years of life when a child does not meet typical developmental milestones for socialization and communication.
With Cortica, we feel like a real family, connected, proactive, not just reactive. We’re not just putting out fires now.
The goal of autism treatment, however, should not be to fill in the “missing gaps” in development. This mistaken approach often leads to stalled progress for years. Rather, the goal is to support children in progressing along their own unique developmental path, to higher and higher levels of ability across all domains of learning.
A customized treatment program for autism should employ a variety of tools and techniques. Within the Cortica Care Model, these include:
Learn more about the Cortica Care Model and what makes it unique.