In this recorded webinar, Matt Siegel, M.D., discusses approaches to the assessment and treatment of people in autism inpatient settings.Read More
Read more about: Medical issues
The articles and webinars below look at a number of medical issues encountered by the autism community including access to care, seizures and epilepsy, gastrointestinal problems, sleep, and medications.
When someone with autism seeks mental health treatment, do doctors and psychologists ask about gastrointestinal problems?Read More
In this recorded webinar, Dr. Sarah Spence discusses autism and epilepsy.Read More
People with autism have a higher chance of developing epilepsy. What do we know about the autism-epilepsy connection?Read More
Sandra Sermone refused to wait. She had seen her son Tony through heart surgery, a feeding tube, brain scans, countless blood tests, and medical appointments. This little boy who struggled to eat, talk, and play was getting worse. Sermone had three things: a telephone, a computer, and an inability to be discouraged. She would find an answer for what was happening to her child.Read More
Two brain imaging studies suggest it is possible to detect autism in high-risk infants as early as 6 months.Read More