A new study reveals.
The majority of those children originally diagnosed with ADHD – – about 81 % – – wound up diagnosed with autism after age 6. Actually, kids diagnosed initial with ADHD were nearly 17 times much more likely to become diagnosed with autism after age 6 compared to kids who just received a diagnosis of autism. The children also were 30 situations more likely to receive an autism diagnosis after age 6 in comparison to kids who were identified as having ADHD and autism simultaneously, or diagnosed in the beginning with autism and later on with ADHD. (more…)