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What to Know About Co-occurring ADHD and Autism

Ask the Expert Highlight:
The Relationship Between ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Featuring Ericka L. Wodka, PhD, ABPP-CN

It’s been almost four years since the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5 recognized the co-occurrence of ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Many families continue to work out what these changes mean for diagnosis and treatment for their loved ones.

Ericka L. Wodka, PhD, ABPP-CN, of Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, one the nation's leading centers for the treatment of childhood brain-based disorders, discusses the relationship between ADHD and autism during this special Ask the Expert highlight. 

This article appeared in ADHD Weekly on July 06, 2017.

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