This month’s Autism 200 series class is Autism 204: Perspectives on Psychiatric Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Instructor: Hower Kwon, MD

Although psychiatric medications are not typically prescribed to help with most core symptoms of ASD, they can still be extremely useful in treatment and management of behavioral and emotional symptoms associated with ASD. These associated conditions include anxiety, attentional issues, depressed mood, and behavioral disruptions, among others. The presentation will explore clinical situations in which psychiatric medications may be of benefit to individuals with ASD, and how these treatments may be integrated into the overall treatment plans of those individuals. A panel consisting of several psychiatrists expert in managing psychiatric care of individuals with ASD will provide different perspectives on treatment approach.

Class Schedule: This class will be held Thursday, April 19, 2019, at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Wright Auditorium from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Please join us in person or watch on Facebook live. For more information see the  Autism 200 Series webpage.