Autism

Early Signs in Children

Medication

Medications

As the child grows between 5 to 16 years old to medication is regularly prescribed, studies have shown this is most effective when it's combined with behavioral therapies. “In fact, more than 75 per cent of these individuals take psychotropic medication by the time they reach adulthood. Growing up, the most common reason children and youth with ASD take medication is to treat their aggression. As they get older, however, medication is most frequently prescribed to address internalizing problems, such as anxiety and depression.