Auditory integration training and facilitated communication for autism

P. R. Ziring, D. Brazdziunas, W. C. Cooley, T. A. Kastner, M. E. Kummer, L. G. De Pijem, R. D. Quint, E. S. Ruppert, A. D. Sandler, W. C. Anderson, P. Arango, P. Burgan, C. Garner, M. McPherson, M. Yeargin-Allsopp, C. P. Johnson, L. S.M. Wheeler, R. C. Wachtel

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This statement reviews the basis for two new therapies for autismauditory integration training and facilitative communication. Both therapies seek to improve communication skills. Currently available information does not support the claims of proponents that these treatments are efficacious. Their use does not appear warranted at this time, except within research protocols.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-433
Number of pages3
Issue number2 I
Publication statusPublished - Aug 11 1998


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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Ziring, P. R., Brazdziunas, D., Cooley, W. C., Kastner, T. A., Kummer, M. E., De Pijem, L. G., ... Wachtel, R. C. (1998). Auditory integration training and facilitated communication for autism. Pediatrics, 102(2 I), 431-433.