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Live Webinar on May 26: The Missed Diagnosis: ADHD and Autism in Smart Kids and Adults

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Not available May 26? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.When very smart kids or adults chronically underperform in school, work, or social interactions, it is often assumed that they are bored, lazy, or uncaring.

Parents, teachers, and employers of those who are obviously bright but floundering may not recognize two challenges that often co-occur: ADHD and autism, including signs formerly associated with Asperger syndrome.Asperger syndrome was removed from the DSM in 2013 in favor of the umbrella diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, which many researchers and clinicians see as a mistake.

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