and Information from Montauk to Manhattan . . .
is a Long Island based organization providing support
and education for families, individuals and professionals
affected by Aspergers Syndrome, High Functioning Autism,
and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
The search for effective treatment of Autism Spectrum
Disorders (ASD) is in its infancy, and made more difficult
because each individual on the autism spectrum is
unique. A myriad of interventions are being offered,
including a wide variety of medications, therapies,
educational methodologies and nutritional approaches.
While many of these methods reflect sound current
practice, many of them do not. A parent's urgency
to take action may be exploited by providers of unsound
practices that can be costly, time-consuming and physically
Through our support programs,
list and our
newsletter, On The Spectrum, we make
every effort to provide objective, up-to-date, reliable,
evidence based information, and urge you to thoughtfully
evaluate any proposed treatment.
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