Autism spectrum disorder (Part 2) – why is this happening to me?!

Cite this article as: Hardimon, M. Autism spectrum disorder (Part 2) – why is this happening to me?!, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15447You have been referred Charlie, a 2yo boy, by his general practitioner who suspects that he has autism. He attends your room with his mother who feels helpless surrounding this…

Caring for children with disabilities

Cite this article as: Chait-Rubinek, L. Caring for children with disabilities, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12145`I recently completed my first rotation as a doctor in the Emergency Department. Prior to entering the medical workforce, I had spent most of my employed life as a respite carer looking after and assisting children with…

What is autism?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. What is autism?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5235As paediatricians we may not be required to diagnose autism, but we should be able to understand and recognise the main features. There are two main diagnostic areas under the new DSM V criteria A. Persistent deficits in social…

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