In the past few decades the number of people with autism has increased dramatically. So if 45 years ago the five thousand accounted for only one autistic, it is now - 50.

What is Autism?

Autism - a complex disorder, which is usually detected in early childhood, when the child is not in possession of the allotted time, the language, does not respond to parents who do not express their desires and, as a rule, does not attempt to communicate. In milder cases of autism can be diagnosed later, when it becomes apparent that the child, a teenager or an adult experiencing unusual difficulties in communication and understanding of social norms and rules of conduct. In addition, autistic peculiar routine behavior - ie, acts only on the usual one and the same algorithm - the slightest deviation from which is perceived as an insurmountable obstacle.

Advantages of the treatment of autism in Israel through

  • Treatment of different levels of autistic disorders is different: the more complex the disease is, the more intensive intervention is required. medical service experts when choosing a course of treatment into account the patient's age and specific needs.
  • In addition to therapy involve specialists who help fulfill the necessary skills to live in society, provide psychological support.
  • In Israel clinics carry with autism and adults and children from all corners of the globe, as for the treatment of autism in Israel use the most advanced development in this direction.
  • One patient group of divers specialists involved, which also contributes significantly alleviate the condition and adaptation in society.


Autism Treatment in Israel

Therapy the ABA is the method will most Widely Used for the treatment of of autism in children in Israel. The method requires the joint efforts of the therapeutic teams and parents, as long it will take about 30-40 hours per week. The basic idea of ABA therapy is that the therapist give children simple instructions to implement a function, and when the child does what is required, he receives remuneration. At the same time, if a child does something wrong, the penalty does not occur. After a short break little patient again offer to perform the same task again. This happens as long as the skill is not entrenched, and then proceed to the next step. This is certainly a Sisyphean task, since the development of even a small skill takes one week or even a month.

CAT - therapy. This method of individualized treatment for autism has been developed Tali Angor - pharmacist and expert in medicinal chemistry. SAT - therapy is a revolutionary approach to the treatment of autism symptoms in accordance with a specific biochemical map of each patient. Before the treatment the patient is undergoing laboratory tests for sensitivity to food conditionally pathogenic microorganisms and toxic heavy metals, harmful fungi, nutrient deficiency in selenium, manganese, copper, chrome, vanadium and others. Abnormalities in these tests can contribute to the manifestation of symptoms of autism. On the basis of comprehensive analysis of the results of an individual program of treatment of autism in Israel, resulting in a significant decrease in disease symptoms.

Rise method-Son WAS developed by a couple of parents The the who, the after learning of the diagnosis son is ACTED intuitively, and the after a long period of work for They Were Able to COPE with the disease. This method requires a very large mobilization of parents, and even in this case, about 100% of a guarantee the recovery can not speak. Method The idea is that instead of trying to get the child out of his autism and detached world, therapist, on the contrary, he tries to enter the world of the child and help him get out of there. Autism Treatment in Israel is carried out in a specially equipped room, quiet and cozy. The therapist imitates the actions of a child , even if it "involves" strange movements, according to the rules involved in the child's games. Thus, the person conducting the therapy, can communicate with the child in a safe place for him, and gradually promote healing.

Method DIR includes Occupational therapy, communication with doctors and medical Intervention, But ITS main and unique feature is a component Called a minimum time. Which implies a joint game with a child 6-8 times a day for 30 minutes without any specific training aimed at the development and just for fun. At the same time, in the course of the game therapist imitates the child and tries to understand the motive of his actions.

Types of diagnosis of autism in Israel

Currently, the most widely used tool in Israel to diagnose autism in children and adults - DSM-classification. Its purpose is to provide the most accurate specifications neurological disorders patients. Disorders are divided into several groups, and for each one there are clinical diagnostic criteria. DSM-classification is convenient also because it gives an exhaustive definition of all the symptoms of autism specific person. Professionals who deal with its treatment, or will do in the future, there is no need to describe again and again all the symptoms.

Diagnosis by the method of the five axis. All violations of the patient divided into five key groups:

Axis I: Clinical Disorders (all mental disorders that develop or occur throughout life, such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, etc ...)

Axis II: Personality disorders (eg, borderline; obsessive). Furthermore, the axis comprises mental retardation.

Axis III: General medical problems (any physiological disorder, regardless of whether he has a mental illness or not).

Axis IV: environmental and psychosocial problems (immediate environment of the patient and its possible impact on state).

Axis V: Overall functions.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) - is one of two key classification systems. It was introduced into clinical practice in 1952 and has since undergone five revisions. Autism is described in the chapter on children's disorders and disorders in the chapter on communication and PDD (large-scale development of the disorder).

Criteria for diagnosis of autism according to DSM-IV as follows:

The presence of at least 6 signs of the following groups:

1. The lack of social interaction:

  • The complexity of the use of non-verbal language, such as eye contact, facial expressions, gestures.
  • Failure to establish interpersonal relationships in accordance with the age norm.
  • The lack of spontaneous seeking common interests and the interests of other people.

2. Qualitative damage of communication:

  • Delayed development of speech.
  • In normal development of speech is difficult to initiate or sustain a conversation with others.
  • Lack of spontaneous or social gaming corresponds to the age.

3. Repetitive patterns of behavior, activities and interests:

  • Excessive concern one or more stereotyped movements.
  • The lack of flexibility in terms of rituals and behaviors.
  • Stereotyped motor movements (eg, wave or oscillation of the body).
  • Hyper- or hypo-sensitivity to sensory experiences.


Innovations in the diagnosis of autism

Until recently, the diagnosis of autism is up to 3 years was not possible. But this year, a breakthrough in the study of autism: scientists have discovered a biomarker that helps diagnose the disease in its infancy.

At the same time, a recent new study senior researcher at Harvard Medical School have shown that autism can be diagnosed within a few minutes. According to the study, looking at a short 2-3 minute video activity of the child, you can determine whether the child is suffering from autism.

Another new method for diagnosing autism is a test the AQ, which was developed in 2001 and contains about 50 questions that explore whether his answers are typical for people with autistic spectrum.


  1. Professor Aviv Fatale-Walewski specializes in children's neurological disorders, work experience in this area - more than 30 years. In addition, it is engaged in scientific activities. Parents of young patients are very grateful to the doctor for compassion, experience and knowledge
  2. Dr. Leon Levitt - leading expert, with experience of more than three decades. Used in the treatment of autism author's technique.

Reviews for the treatment of autism in Israel

"I am grateful to experts, who were involved in my child, who are really interested in their work and were laid in full. We much has been achieved in 10 lessons with the child." (Svetlana, Russia)

"I visited the Son-Rise program in August 2017. It was the best experience of my life. I want to tell all parents (both autistic and neurotic children) that this method really works! We only took one week to go to a new level of life! "(Kishwar Rafique, USA).