Dual Diagnosis in People with Asperger's and High Functioning Autism

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Speaker: Maria C. Quintero, PhD, Mental Retardation Services, MHMRA of Harris County, Houston, Texas.

Adults with Asperger's Disorder and High Functioning Autism (HFA) often develop other Axis I conditions. The presenter will discuss prevalence data and implications of psychological intervention. The Coffeehouse, a program for adults with these conditions, will be described as one option for addressing clinical needs in a supportive, autism-friendly environment.

Produced in 2010