Karen O’Connor discusses the misdiagnoses of children in The Irish Times

Journalist Michelle McDonagh recently posed the question “Why are so many more children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) than 20 years ago?”.

Karen O’Connor was there to discuss the increasing trend of diagnosing children with ASD ahead of exploring other options.

“It’s time to start a conversation nationally and internationally about this. Why are so many children being diagnosed with autism now compared with 20 years ago? Are we missing something? Are we looking at all the pieces of the developmental jigsaw?”

Read the full article at IrishTimes.com

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