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Auditory Integration Therapy and Other Sound Therapies for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

By Sinha, Yaswant; Silove, Natalie; Hayen, Andrew; Williams, Katrina


This web page summarizes a research review conducted to investigate the effectiveness of Auditory Integration Therapy (AIT), an approach to treating auditory sensitivities in autism which involves listening to electronically-modified sound.

The authors of the review indicate that, of the seven studies included in the review, positive outcomes were only reported in two. Therefore, they conclude that there is no evidence to support the use of AIT.

This resource is available in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

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