ADHD

Nearly 1 in 5 Children with ADHD Have Autism Traits, Says Study

A new study published Monday in Pediatrics reports that a large proportion of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) share traits similar to children with autism.  Among 242 children with ADHD more than 18% wer... More...

Treatment for Associated Psychiatric Conditions

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Autism Shares Risk Genes with Major Psychiatric Disorders

A “Top Ten Advances in Autism Research 2013” Selection See all the year’s “Top Ten” here.... More...

Treatments for Associated Medical Conditions

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Autism and ADHD

Posted by Andy Shih, Ph.D., vice president of scientific affairs for Autism Speaks   As researchers and parents, we&rsq... More...

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Symptoms Worsen Quality of Life for Individuals with Autism

NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 18, 2011) – Research supported by the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN), demonstrating that symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity worsen quality of life for individuals with autism spectrum disorde... More...

ADHD Symptoms in Children with Autism Are Common, Problematic and Likely Undertreated

The symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) create significant problems for over h... More...

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