Module introduction

Learning outcomes:

 

By the end of this module, we hope you will have gained an understanding of:

 

  • the types of complementary treatments parents and carers use for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

 

  • why they opt for various herbal remedies, supplements, physical treatments and diets

 

  • when they use such treatments

 

  • which treatments are backed by evidence

 

  • which treatments are considered unacceptable due to a risk of serious health risks

 

  • the way parents and carers think when considering these treatments.

 

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