Understanding the Link Between Autism and Epilepsy

Epilepsy is seen in about 25 to 30% of children with autism and in some cases, epilepsy may affect the autism and the child’s development. For example, if epileptic discharges are over the child’s language center, then this can prevent his language skills from developing.

Watch this video to learn more about the link between autism and epilepsy. Since epilepsy can be diagnosed in children with autism symptoms, it may be appropriate to take measures to diagnose the condition through a 24-hour video EEG.

The Behavior Exchange is an ABA school that offers a broad range of programs for children with autism. If you believe that your child could benefit from autism therapy near Frisco, then please give us a call today at (888) 716-8084 to learn about our services.

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