American Academy of Pediatrics

David Satcher,

Surgeon General Endorses Behavioral Intervention for Autism


U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher's Report states, “Thirty years of research demonstrated the efficacy of applied behavioral methods in reducing inappropriate behavior and in increasing communication, learning, and appropriate social behavior.”

Original report available:
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter3/sec6.html#autism

DEDICATED TO THE HEALTH OF ALL CHILDREN

Additional Organizations that Endorse ABA, as a scientifically proven approach for treating children with autism and related disorders:


       * American Academy of Family Pediatrics


       * American Academy of Neurology


       * American Academy of Pediatrics


       * American Academy of Occupational Therapy

         Association


       * American Speech-Language Hearing Association


       * American Psychological Association


       * Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics


       * National Institute of Mental Health


       * National Institute of Child Health & Human

         Development​


       * ​Autism Society of America