Summary of Determinations Regarding Level of Evidence

The table below summarizes the Treatment Intervention Advisory Committee’s determinations about each reviewed treatment modality and whether each can be considered a proven and effective treatment. Determinations are made based on established levels of efficacy, ranging from Level 1 (Well Established or Strong Evidence) to Level 5 (Untested/Experimental Treatment and/or Potentially Harmful). Research requirements for each level are summarized in the Treatment Review Decision Table.

 

Treatment

TIAC Determination

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  1 2 3 4 5
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)        
Aromatherapy        
Art Therapy        
Auditory Integration Training (AIT)        
Auditory Verbal Therapy        
Brain Balance        
BrainBeat        
Chelation Therapy        
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy        
Collaborative and Proactive Solutions     ODD1   • ASD2
Connector RX        
Craniosacral Therapy        
Dance and Movement Therapy        
DIR/Floortime        
Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)        
Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy        
Feldenkrais Therapy        
GemIIni Systems        
Higher Brain Living        
Hippotherapy        
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy        
Integrated Listening Systems        
LearningRX        
Listening Therapy        
Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration        
Massage Therapy     • Qigong • Other  
Mendability        
Me Moves        
Multisystemic Therapy (MST)   • SED3  

•  ASD2

 
Music Therapy        
National Association for Child Development (NACD) Model        
PLAY Project        
Rapid Prompting Method (RPM)        
Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)        
Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support (SCERTS)        
Sensory Integration Therapy        
Telehealth for Behavioral Treatment        
Theraplay              
Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children (TEACCH)        
Tomatis Method        
Vision Therapy        

 ODD1 = Oppositional Defiance Disorder; ASD2 = Autism Spectrum Disorder;  SED3 = Severe Emotional Disturbance