Hide messageView More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide

ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.

Read More

Seizures and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Seizures occur more frequently in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) than in other children. Many of the neurological syndromes and structural causes of epilepsy also lead to developmental challenges that fulfill criteria for ASD, and increasingly there is evidence of genetic abnormalities such as microdeletions and duplications that affect brain development and lead to both epilepsy and autism. Although doctors and researchers do not always understand why ASD and epilepsy co-occur, treatment aims to manage the overlapping cognitive, language, affective, social, and behavioral delays common to both disorders.

Rate this resource

Thank you for rating this resource!

This resource created by CAR Autism Roadmap