Whether due to COVID, conflict, climate, or common car crashes, children often lose their caregiver at the same time they experience trauma. Our podcast with Julian Ford will help you understand the proposed diagnostic criteria and ideas for intervention for this complex developmental trauma disorder.
Antipsychotics can be very effective for irritability in autism, but they are often unnecessary, and the side effects are truly problematic. Don’t be the prescriber who hears irritability in autism and immediately prescribes antipsychotics. There are usually multiple steps to try before using the FDA-approved antipsychotic medications.