I'm an assistant psychologist and in the practice where I work we have begun to notice a pattern of people, more often women, who have an ASD and either they or another family member in their direct line (e.g. grandparent, child) also has an ASD, and Fibromyalgia. I started doing some research about a possible link, and while there is precious little published work, there seem to be many people experiencing both in their family line. Some research suggests that it may be that both are related to particular genetic differences, like Fragile X syndrome.
Has anyone else noticed this link? Does anyone have both in their family?
Edited on February 23, 2017 - 9:10am