#135: Autism Spectrum Disorder with Dr Cathy Franklin

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Dr Cathy Franklin is a psychiatrist and Senior Research Fellow who specialises in intellectual and developmental disability.  Cathy is the inaugural Director of the Mater Intellectual Disability and Autism Service (MIDAS) that works to improve the health and mental health of adults with intellectual or developmental disability (including autism). Cathy has also recently become Director the Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability, and is Vice-President of the Australian Association of Developmental Disability Medicine (AADDM). In 2020 she was awarded the Mater Research Sister Regis Dunne award for Outstanding Contribution to research relative to opportunity.

Today we are discussing the updated Developmental Disability management guidelines from  Therapeutic Guidelines from https://www.tg.org.au/

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