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Key questions on autism and Asperger's (1.5 CPD hours)

GP Dr Sara Ritchie puts questions to psychiatrists Dr Janneke Zinkstok and Dr Clodagh Murphy on scoring tools for autism, the key signs of autism spectrum disorder and differentiating Asperger’s from autism



This module will update your knowledge on autism and Asperger’s, including:

  • Advice as to how you can support the parents or partners of patients with Asperger’s
  • The use of ASD scoring tools in primary care
  • Psychological interventions that may help patients with Asperger’s 
  • The role of both genetic and environmental factors in the cause of ASD and Asperger’s
  • How to explain the suspected diagnosis in a sensitive way

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