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Table 7 Percentage of CAMHs offering autism-specific and other intervention programs, split by macro-area

From: Nationwide Survey of Healthcare Services for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Italy

Interventions offered by CAMHs CAMHs
Specific for ASD Specific for communication Not specific for ASD Other interventions North Center South Islands Italy
Yes Yes Yes Yes 43.7 37.6 62.0 32.4 43.4
Yes No Yes Yes 3.4 6.9 6.0 20.6 7.4
No Yes Yes Yes 29.9 16.8 2.0 8.8 17.3
No No Yes Yes 3.4 23.8 16.0 8.8 14.0
Other combinations§ 19.5 14.9 14.0 29.4 18.0
  1. Specific for ASD. At least one of the following: TEACCH, Training and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children; ABA, Applied Behavioral Analysis; ESDM, Early Start Denver Model; TED, Thérapie d’Echange et Developpment; DIR, Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based
  2. Specific for communication. AAC, Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  3. Not-specific for ASD. ST, speech therapy; PMT, psychomotor therapy
  4. Other interventions. CT, cognitive therapy; FS, family support; EMR, expressive-motor rehabilitation
  5. § Including all the combinations that are adopted by less than 5% of the CAMHs all over Italy