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Identifying and Treating Co-occurring Mental Health Challenges in Children with ASD

By Dua, Vikram

Summary

In this ACT - Autism Community Training video, Dr. Vikram Dua, a child psychiatrist and professor, introduces his approach, the Autism Comorbidity Algorithm (ACA). The goal of the ACA is to use a life-span orientation to assess both the benefits and risks of treatment. The ACA is based on the careful identification of the comorbid disorders in order to improve the child’s functioning and prevent future complications.

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This online video is in English

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ACT - Autism Community Training
British Columbia, Canada
2015

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