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Ask the Expert Highlight: What Do ADHD and Autism Have In Common?

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

Featuring Ericka L. Wodka, PhD, ABPP-CN

It’s only been during the past few years that ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder have been recognized as co-occurring disorders. Many families, though, already knew the experience of co-occurring ADHD and ASD before the DSM-5 update was published.

How ADHD and Autism can seem to share some characteristics and yet be very different disorders? Ericka L. Wodka, PhD, ABPP-CN, of Kennedy Krieger Institute, one the nation’s leading centers for the treatment of childhood brain-based disorders, presents on the relationship between ADHD and Autism.  

Watch now to learn how families, and others, are working out what it means for diagnosis and treatment for these conditions.

This article appeared in ADHD Weekly on February 15, 2018.

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