Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: The Damaging Impact Of Seizures On Individuals With Autism

Seizures and epilepsy are serious issues for persons with autism and their families as we learned first hand in our home on November 17, 2012 when Conor suffered a very serious seizure. Following is a publicity release issued in respect of Silently Seizing and author Caren Haines, RN (Haines also received input from Nancy Minshew ...

Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: Autism and Conor’s Grand Mal Seizure: What Lies Ahead?

I know very little about seizures except that they are associated generally with epilepsy, that they are common in people with autism disorders and that they can be absolutely terrifying to a parent, even one whose personal conceits mislead him into thinking he is immune to fear. When I heard strange noises from my younger, ...