Reply To: ADHD and lots of autism traits

Penny Williams

Many individuals have both an ADHD and an autism diagnosis. It’s becoming increasingly common now that the latest DSM allows both diagnoses.

There’s a self-test here that can help you see if you’re on the right path:

But, ultimately, you don’t know unless you seek evaluation.

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ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism