Asperger Syndrome and Depression Conference on March 14, 2014
Families for Depression Awareness has joined with the Asperger's Association of New England (AANE) and MGH/Aspire for a day-long program on Asperger Syndrome (AS) and depression on Friday, March 14 at Pine Manor College in Newton, MA.
- how to recognize signs of depression in people with AS
- how AS and depression interact and influence one another
- approaches to intervention and treatment.
In addition, a number of individuals will be sharing their personal experiences with AS and depression. This conference is intended for professionals in the fields of education, mental health, and social services; adults with AS and family members are also very welcome.
Learn more about the conference and register
In a recent article, featured speaker Dr. Jean Frazier discussed the special challenges of prescribing psychiatric medications for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.