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Epilepsy
A close up of different pills in pill packets. The pills are white, pink and yellow, and are various shapes and sizes.
Epilepsy
06/14/2022
Women with epilepsy frequently need medication to prevent seizures during pregnancy and the risk of prenatal exposure of children is important to understand. Researchers examined the impact of prenatal...
06/14/2022
autism
Beth Malow
autism
06/13/2022
She talks about treating sleep conditions in children and adults with autism. Because 1 out of every 59 children has autism, practitioners will soon see more adults with autism and sleep disorders.
06/13/2022
Doctor's Stories
Doctor's Stories
05/27/2022
In this commentary, John W. Harrington, MD, writes about the struggles faced by some young adults with autism when finding employment and staying employed, managing work-related stress, and misinterpreting...
05/27/2022

Interactive Features

Autism
Autism
12/16/2021
The mother of an 20-month-old son presents to your office. Recently, the child failed a screening for autism spectrum disorder. However, he is yet to have been given a referral to a specialist for further...
12/16/2021
Autism
Autism
12/07/2018
Autism is more prevalent in boys than in girls. But does gender factor into your diagnosis for autism? Take our poll to tell us more.
12/07/2018
Neurology
Neurology
09/26/2018
Take our 1-question quiz to test yourself on gender differences in autism!
09/26/2018

Clinical Insights

autism
Beth Malow
autism
06/13/2022
She talks about treating sleep conditions in children and adults with autism. Because 1 out of every 59 children has autism, practitioners will soon see more adults with autism and sleep disorders.
06/13/2022
Doctor's Stories
Doctor's Stories
05/27/2022
In this commentary, John W. Harrington, MD, writes about the struggles faced by some young adults with autism when finding employment and staying employed, managing work-related stress, and misinterpreting...
05/27/2022
Sleep disorders
Sleep disorders
10/07/2021
The AAN released guidelines for the treatment of insomnia and disrupted sleep behavior in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. In this Q&A, Ashura Williams Buckley, MD, lead author of the...
10/07/2021
Autism
Autism
07/23/2021
Consultant360 spoke with Dr Kirsch, whose recent study found that individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have an increased risk of comorbid depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety compared...
07/23/2021
Psychology
Vanessa Bal, PhD
Psychology
09/27/2019
Dr Bal discusses new research suggesting that fine motor skills could be predictive of long-term language disabilities among individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
09/27/2019