Dr Hussain discussed a case of a vulnerable adult that she had consulted with a diagnosis of Autism and Anorexia. The particulars of this case prompted her to review the topic of Autism and highlight how we as GPs could communicate better with those with Autism.
She presented Autism: An Overview and shared some video clips produced by The National Autistic Society which provided insight into how people with Autism experience the world. The clips allowed us to understand and appreciate why patients may react the way they do to certain stimuli.
Attached below are the minutes of the meeting and the presentation that went with it:
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