ADHD Webinar: Understanding ADHD & ASD

Exploring the Similarities and Differences Between ADHD and ASD


ADHD & Autism may seem very different, however, they share many properties and are often comorbid.

This webinar was recorded live for CADDAC in February of 2022 with Alina Kislenko MA, RP presenting

Join Alina Kislenko, professor at McMaster University's Medical School and registered psychotherapist as she shares personal and clinical observations about the similarities and differences between ADHD and Autism.

Behavioural and sensory issues don't always clearly point to a singular diagnosis.

Instantly access CADDAC's ADHD and ASD webinar replay and download the slide presentation!

Webinar Content

  • Personal experiences with ADHD and Autism
  • Clinical observations between the two conditions
  • Explanation of the Parts Inclusion (Pi) method to address trauma in neurodivergent individuals

About CADDAC's Presenter

Alina Kislenkois a Psych Professor (Department of Psychiatry) at McMaster University's Medical School as well as a registered psychotherapist specializing in ADHD, Autism/ASD, and Trauma. In 2009, she founded The ADHD & Asperger’s Centre in Guelph, Ontario when she was 23 years old due to her own recent diagnoses of ADHD and Asperger's and the severe lack of relevant services in the area. She now has the privilege of supervising the talented therapists and coaches at her centre while travelling internationally to do advocacy work towards increasing awareness of ADHD and ASD and creating affordable access to supports. A few years ago, she founded the international not for profit Women Trailblazing, which helps women in poverty build mental health, entrepreneurial, and tech skills.

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