TTUHSC El Paso Hosts Q&A on Autism Spectrum Disorder

In observance of National Autism Awareness Month, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) hosted a Facebook Live Q&A on autism spectrum disorder Thursday, April 5. This month’s guest, Anacani Fonseca, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics who specializes in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder and health disparities in the Hispanic community.

Discussion topics included the different conditions that fall within the autism spectrum; behavioral intervention strategies; and the possible links between children born with autism and a mother’s exposure to fever or certain drugs.

Watch a recap of The Exam Room below (video begins at 0:43):