Co-existing conditions to autism

Nearly three-quarters of autistic children also have a further medical or psychiatric condition, according to autism studies (Simonoff et al, 2008). This is called co-existing, or clinically, a ‘co-morbidity’. Co-existing conditions to autism include anxiety disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depressive disorders, Fragile X syndrome, gastrointestinal symptoms, intellectual disability and developmental delays. Here at Spectra.blog, we don’t … Continue reading Co-existing conditions to autism