Evidence based interventions in ASD : Bridging the gap between research and evidence

  • Kannan G K Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Mind Space Clinic, Chennai
Keywords: Autism, Early interventions, Treatment Gap


 Autism is a major pervasive developmental disorder with lifelong impact on an individual. Early intervention plays an improtant role in ameliorating and reversing the course and outcome of the disorder. There is a huge gap between the need for providing effective culturally appropriate evidence based practices in the community and actual provision of care.