"I am/my child is autistic."
"Oh, really? I'm so sorry! Have you tried [fill in the blank therapy/medication]?"*
Ignoring the part where the assumption is made that being autistic is something to be pitied, it can be very bewildering for autistic people and parents to sort through these many interventions. Whether motivated by legitimately interest in the intervention or interest in ensuring the speaker is not spreading an inappropriate intervention, when you're constantly confronted by questions such as these, it's important to have a resource to turn to about these claims.
You see, there are high stakes at play here. Yes, some interventions are helpful, and can even be life changing. But far too many are ineffective or, worse yet, actually cause physical harm to the very people they claim to help.
That's why we need such a resource. And, thankfully, this morning I found one. From effectiveness to potential harm, they've categorized a long list of interventions on this page. If you're interested in interventions, or just interested in making sure others don't recommend harmful ones, I recommend reading.