Congratulations Sakina!

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ACT’s newest supervisor, Sakina Kapadia, recently received her BCBA, and she is now a certified behavior analyst! ┬áPlease be sure to congratulate Sakina when you see her!

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Employment Toolkit

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Autism Speaks has a new Employment Tool Kit. Take a look! http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/employment

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Autism and Co-Morbid Psychiatric Disorders

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Check out this really informative article about autism and co-morbid psychiatric disorders. It discusses bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression, ADHD, schizophrenia and OCD and how to identify these disorders in people with autism. It also links to specific studies on each topic and medication information. Since it is estimated that two-thirds of those with autism have

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The New DSM 5

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The new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual – the DSM 5 – which psychologists use to diagnose autism, will be released this weekend. It collapses all subtypes of autism into one category called Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It also changes the current three symptom domains into two: social communication impairment and restricted/repetitive behaviors. ┬áRead about it

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