Autism and Mental Health: Comorbid Crossroads (DS006)

Friday, February 18, 2022
11:30 AM–12:50 PM

  • CPD: 1.25
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. locate new and free resources for future professional development,
  2. understand the diversity within autism to help improve students’ and families’ lives, and
  3. create a kinder, more inclusive world.


The 2020 pandemic has brought about increased challenges for mental health. Research indicates that individuals with ASD have significant risk for a co-occurring conditions. Comorbid disorders often exacerbate core ASD symptoms. With an outcome focus, participants will discuss emerging trends and use resources to develop an understanding of the impact. This session is sponsored by the Convention Committee.



Peter Faustino

Letter to Supervisor

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Preliminary Brochure

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