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Comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Serious Mental Illness (SMI)

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Co-Morbid Autism Spectrum Disorders and Serious Mental Illness
Jean A Frazier, MD,Professor UMass Medical School
Vice Chair of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 
Robert M. & Shirley S. Siff Chair in Autism,
Director of Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center at UMass Medical School
February 16, 2016


This webinar discussed DSM-5 criteria for and the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders in individuals on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The webinar offered listeners a frame for differentiating between whether an individual’s functional impairment stems from their mental illness or from their ASD and also described current evidence based interventions.

Webinar Slides & Additional Materials

Webinar Slides 

The Child and Adolescent NeuroDevelopment Initiative (CANDI) Website

Aspergers Test Website