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Early Start Denver Model not only achieves optimal outcomes in IQ, social interaction and brain activity, but minimizes therapies required through school years following intervention

Early Start Denver Model minimizes therapies required through school years following intervention

April 30, 2013

(NEW YORK, N.Y.) May 1, 2013 – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to reduce the need for ASD therapies and special education services through the school years following their early intervention. These findings were presented by David S.

Achieves significant gains in social interaction and brain activity associated with response to social cues

The Early Start Denver Model, a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectr

October 26, 2012

(NEW YORK, N.Y., October 26, 2012) – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to be effective in improving social skills and brain responses to social cues in a randomized controlled study published online today in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Stacey Auger is a Seattle-area grandmother who serves as primary caregiver to her toddler grandson, Ayden, who was diagnosed with ASD at 15 months. Thanks to research funding provided through the Combating Autism Act of 2006, Stacey and Ayden took part in a University of Washington (UW) clinical trial to test the effectiveness of a promising new early intensive behavioral intervention program called the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), for toddlers as young as 12 months of age.
 

November 02, 2009

(December 2, 2009) -- Earlier this week, a study led by Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer, Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., on an early intervention program was released in the journal Pediatrics. The study examined an ABA-based intervention called the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) and found the treatment to be extremely effective for improving IQ, language ability, and social interaction in very young children diagnosed with autism.