Treatment of seizure disorders and EEG abnormalities in children with autism spectrum disorders.

@article{Tuchman2000TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of seizure disorders and EEG abnormalities in children with autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Roberto F. Tuchman},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={
          485-9
        }
}
The treatment of seizure disorders EEG epileptiform abnormalities without epilepsy in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is considered within the context of the relationship of epilepsy and epileptiform disorders to language, behavior, and cognition. There is an increased prevalence of both epilepsy and abnormal potentially epileptogenic activity in children with ASD. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the use of anticonvulsants to treat epileptiform discharges thought to be producing… CONTINUE READING
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