Autism diagnosis in adulthood

Published October 24, 2016

podcast-logo_10242016While still rare, there are cases where an autism diagnosis is not made until adulthood. Why have these people been missed and what do they need? How did they go for so long without anyone recognizing that they needed help? A new study from the lab of Dr. Francesca Happe in the UK investigates the characteristics and features of people who were referred for a diagnosis after 18 years of age. Hear more from Dr. Alycia Halladay, Chief Science Officer, about how they managed in this week’s podcast. Click here to listen.

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