Document Type : Letter to Editor


1 MSc student, Department of Rehabilitation management, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of rehabilitation management, university of social welfare and rehabilitation sciences, Tehran, Iran. tell: +989127603800

3 Assistant Professor, Department of rehabilitation consoling, university of social welfare and rehabilitation sciences, Tehran, Iran


the following strategies are suggested for using rehabilitation service for children with autism spectrum disorder:

Collaborating and forming a conversation between all organization in charge of people with autism spectrum disorder, such as welfare organization, the ministry of health, autism associations, etc.
 Participation and employment of individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families.
 Strengthen and empower NGOs related to autism spectrum disorder.
 Increasing the media participation in order to raise awareness and improve public attitudes.
 Holding the training courses for health care providers to become more familiar with the phenomenon of autism spectrum disorder.
 Expand the special healthcare and rehabilitation centers for people with autism spectrum disorder.
 Changing the insight, attitudes and approach of policy makers and managers in allocating credits and insurance coverage.


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