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Sunday, July 9 • 9:45am - 11:15am
OCD and comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorder: Ask the OCD and ASD Mythbusters!

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Features of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) äóñ impaired social and communication skills, and unusual, repetitive or stereotyped interests, movements, or behaviors äóñ are associated with significant functional impairment. More than 1/3 of youth with ASD carry comorbid obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), which increases impairment beyond that of a diagnosis of ASD alone. Although the research base is growing, the area of OCD and ASD remains subject to a number of misconceptions, which can affect proper diagnosis and treatment. This panel will be a thought-provoking and entertaining experience.


Robert Hudak, MD

Dr. Hudak attended the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine BS/MD program, where he graduated with his medical degree in 1992. He did his residency at the University Hospitals of Cleveland through the Case Western Reserve Residency Program. He was appointed... Read More →

Joshua Nadeau, PhD

Clinical Supervisor, Rogers Behavioral Health
I'm a licensed psychologist, supervising the clinical treatment team at Rogers Behavioral Health in Tampa. We treat youth and adults with OCD and related disorders, as well as eating disorders. In addition, we're in the midst of expanding our offerings to include the FOCUS (depre... Read More →
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Jonathan Hoffman, PhD

Clinical Director, NeuroBehavioral Institute
Jonathan H. Hoffman, Ph.D., ABPP is a licensed psychologist in Florida, New York, and Utah. Dr. Hoffman is Board Certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology. | Dr. Hoffman is the Clinical Director at NeuroBehavioral Institute, in Weston, Florida. Before relocating to Florida in 2000, he spent over a decade in practice at an internationally recognized specialized treatment center. Dr. Hoffman has extensive experience in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Related Conditions, Anxiety Disorders, Tic Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders/Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, Mood Disorders, and Stress. He is a member of the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the International OCD... Read More →
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Fred Penzel, PhD

Executive Director, Western Suffolk Psychological Services
Dr. Fred Penzel is a licensed psychologist who has specialized in the cognitive/behavioral treatment of OCD since 1982. He is the founder and executive director of Western Suffolk Psychological Services in Huntington, Long Island, New York, a private treatment group speci... Read More →

Sunday July 9, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am
Yerba Buena - Salons 4-6

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