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UK researchers have published the first expert consensus statement on the management of autism and ADHD seven years after psychiatrists formally recognised the co-occurrence of both conditions.
In 2013, the fifth and most recent version of the Diagnostic Standards Manual (DSM-V) stated that ADHD and autism can be simultaneously diagnosed.
However, there remains a lack of guidance on best practice for management despite the complex presentations found across children, adolescents and adults.
To address this issue, UK experts met in London in December 2017 to agree upon a unified approach spanning areas such as medical treatment, education and the workplace.
The consensus statement emphasises:
Common struggles for ADHD and autistic adults in the workplace include:
Environmental modifications to reduce sound and noise, and reduce anxiety include:
Autistic and ADHD adults can benefit from:
Read the original research article here.
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