Medications for Autistic Individuals: A Discussion with Dr. Josh Feder

Medications are often prescribed for autistic individuals for a number of conditions co-occurring with autism. Dr. Josh Feder, a child and family psychiatrist, author and researcher, discusses his background leading to a specialization on appropriate use of medications. He discusses his emphasis on seeing medications only as part of more comprehensive plans for supporting autistic and neurodivergent individuals, and not as isolated treatments.

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