Restricted facial expression, diminished eye contact, reduced social interactivity, over-reactivity to stimuli, anxiety, and poor resilience are commonly seen features in autism. This can make life very difficult for everyone in the family when a child is diagnosed with autism .
CLARITY Direct Neurofeedback™ aids in relaxing the autonomic nervous system. This helps diminish the “fight or flight response”. The nervous system then stabilizes which can help the autistic child become less reactive and more resilient.
In an article from Psychology Today (June 12, 2013) Arshya Vahabzadeh, M.D wrote, that reports from caregivers of people with autism have seen “improvements in a variety of areas including speech and irritability.” A few scientific reports have seen an increase in social interaction following treatment.