Intersectionality: Autism & LQBTQ+

Living in a world run by social norms, it can be difficult to be a minority in several respects. When an individual belongs to multiple minorities, this can make the world even more confusing. Individuals on the autism spectrum tend to be less receptive of social expectations or constraints, which thereby allows them to be […]

Comorbidity in Adolescence: ASD and ADHD

Background In the last decade, the field of study regarding the co-occurrence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has grown significantly due to the release of the DSM-V in 2013, where a dual diagnosis of these two conditions became possible. Prior to 2013, the DSM-IV said an ASD diagnosis restricted […]