Epilepsy

Half of Kids with Neurodevelopmental Disability Lack Flu Protection

Only half of children with neurologic or neurodevelopmental conditions received flu shots in 2011 and 2012, according to a study published this week in ... More...

Discovering Comprehensive Care; Advancing Autism Research

A family finds a medical home in Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network and gladly "gives back" to autism research by becoming part of the network's patient registry. 

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Recognizing & Treating Epilepsy in Individuals with Autism

The following information is intended solely for educational purposes. It should not be construed as medical advice nor a substitute for medical care. Autism Speaks does not engage in the practice of healthcare or the provision of healthcare a... More...

Treatments for Associated Medical Conditions

Please use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource associated with diagnosis or treatment of autism or its associated medical conditions. The following information is solely for educational purposes, not medic... More...

Autism and Epilepsy Resources

It is estimated that as many as 1/3 of individuals with autism spectrum disorder also have epilepsy. Epilepsy is a brain disorder marked by recurring seizures, or convulsions.

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Mortality Rate Is Increased in Persons with Autism Who also Have Epilepsy

New York, N.Y. (April 15, 2011) – A comprehensive investigation of brain tissue donated to the Autism Speaks Autism Tissue Program (ATP), a postmortem brain tissue donation program, determined that one-third of the brain donors with autism a... More...

Symptoms

What Are the Symptoms of Autism?

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