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Recognizing Anxiety in Children and Teens with Autism

By Vasa, Roma with Autism Speaks


This online article presents an interview with a psychiatrist who specializes in treating anxiety in youth with developmental differences. She discusses how anxiety in youth with autism can be different and difficult to recognize, but that it may be involved when individuals' challenges appear to worsen over time.

Autism Speaks is an international advocacy organization "dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support." [Website]

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This online article is in English


Autism Speaks
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