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  1. Why are Girls Diagnosed with Autism Less than Boys?

    Why are Girls Diagnosed with Autism Less than Boys?

    According to research, girls are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) less commonly than boys–a fact attributed to unique underlying genetic and neurobiological characteristics in girls and boys with ASD. However, identifying behavioral differences between the sexes within ASD has been problematic as well as controversial. Based on recent data,...

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  2. Parents share arduous, circuitous journey to get referrals for childhood epilepsy surgery

    Parents share arduous, circuitous journey to get referrals for childhood epilepsy surgery

    Having a child diagnosed with epilepsy can be a frightening and confusing time. Now, parents share their arduous and “circuitous” journey to get referrals for pediatric epilepsy surgery once their child’s disease stops responding to anti-seizure medications. The UCLA study sheds light on the difficulties parents face obtaining specialty and...

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  3. BLOG: Cyanotic Seizures, What are they?

    BLOG: Cyanotic Seizures, What are they?

    Today, one of our closest family member/supporter’s infant girl had what appears to be a ‘Cyanotic’ seizure…What is that? Her older brother has a seizure disorder, but until today, the young girl had never had any seizures, and thankfully, doctors seem to think this is an isolated incident. The youngster in...

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