Catatonia and disruptive mood regulation disorder (DMDD) are increasingly recognized as co-occurring conditions associated with autism spectrum disorders. Learn about recognition and treatment of these co-occurring disorders.

About the speaker:

Robert L. Hendren, D.O., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science; Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Co-Director of the UCSF Dyslexia Center; and Director, Program for Research on Neurodevelopmental, Translational Outcomes (PRONTO). He works in the STAR Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Program. Dr. Hendren is Past President of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2007-2009). He has published well over 100 scientific papers and 5 books and has been listed in “The Best Doctors in America”, each year since it was first published in 1996. Learn more

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Sleep Issues and ASD

October 1st, 2014|Health, Parenting, Sleep, Webinar|

Disordered sleep is frequently associated with behavior problems and inattention in typically developing and developmentally disabled children. Sleep problems in ASD are correlated with increased maternal stress and parental sleep disruption. Repetitive

Biomedical/Epigenetic approach to targeting treatments for autism and neurodevelopmental disorders

February 26th, 2014|Health, Immune Issues, Webinar|

Handouts are available online at: Certificates of participation are available upon successful completion of a brief knowledge quiz: Robert L. Hendren, D.O., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science; Director of