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Online video series on the clinical care of adults with autism spectrum disorder

In a series of four continuing education videos for professionals, Edward S. Brodkin, MD discusses the clinical care of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with other Pennsylvania doctors.  The main theme of the videos is psychopharmacologic treatment, but the videos also cover diagnostic evaluation and behavioral treatments for adults with ASD.
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A presentation to primary care physicians on the clinical care of adults on the autism spectrum

In a 2014 presentation to primary care physicians at the Pennsylvania Medical Home Initiative meeting, Dr. Brodkin, the Adult Autism Spectrum Program Director, spoke about the biological basis of autism spectrum disorders and treatment of adults on the autism spectrum.  Dr. Brodkin's presentation appears in the last third of the video.
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New Program Addresses Adult Care for Autism

The Daily Pennsylvanian covered the new program for patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families, known as the Penn Behavioral Health’s Adult Autism Spectrum Program. Led by Edward S. Brodkin, MD, the program’s main goal is to help adolescents and adults with ASD and their families optimize their well-being, daily function and the growth of their talents, skills and relationships.
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When Kids with Autism Grow Up

Edward S. Brodkin, MD was interviewed in a Penn Medicine blog discussing the Adult Autism Spectrum Program and how the program addresses a void in care for adolescents and adults with autism specrum disorder (ASD).
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