Autism spectrum disorders in children with a history of infantile spasms: a population-based study.

@article{Saemundsen2007AutismSD,
  title={Autism spectrum disorders in children with a history of infantile spasms: a population-based study.},
  author={Evald Saemundsen and P{\'e}tur L{\'u}dv{\'i}gsson and Vilhj{\'a}lmur Rafnsson},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 9},
  pages={1102-7}
}
The objective of this article is to describe autistic spectrum disorders in children diagnosed with infantile spasms in the first year of life. The source of data was the records of all 3 pediatric departments in Iceland. Twenty children born between 1981 and 1998 who had infantile spasms were invited to participate. When appropriate, the parents of these children were asked to complete the Social Communication Questionnaire. Children scoring 10 points or higher on the questionnaire were… CONTINUE READING

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