Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Individuals identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) must meet 3 categories: social impairment, language impairment & repetitive/restrictive behaviours.

Effects on Learning:

  • Development of skills may progress atypically
  • Affects attention & interaction
  • Interrupts understanding and difficulty in perspective taking
  • Emotional control & regulation

HKEPSC Interventions:

  • Social Interaction Training
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Impulse & Emotional Training
  • Functional Communication Training

However, ASD should not be confused with Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder (SCD). Our professional team of EPs whom can arrange further support post-diagnosis.