autism

  1. P

    Autism and Epilepsy

    My daughter is 22 years old and has Autism and Epilepsy. She is non-verbal and can't tell me how her meds make her feel so I would like to hear from anyone else in this situation. She is on Topamax and Trileptal and now has 2 kidney stones. Her seizures come and go, she didn't have any the...
  2. A

    [Research] Vitamin B6/magnesium therapy for autism, PDD, and ADHD

    Hi All As a person who has been diagnosed with a rare form of Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) Dependent Epilepsy, Dyslexia and Asperger's Syndrome I found this artical interesting, Hope you guys do: http://www.autism.com/ari/newsletter/203/page5.pdf
  3. P

    Let us be thankful…

    In 5 minutes you can help feed the hungry around the world, provide free mammograms, contibute to research for autism,help our returning veterans, donate books for needy kids, and contribute to saving the rainforest and those unfortunate animals in shelters. And all of it is FREE! It’s so...
  4. Bernard

    [Research] Autism: Environmental factors vs. genetics

    More: http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/What-causes-autism-New-study-reveals-surprising-1452985.php
  5. Y

    what treatment next

    My grandson who is 3 was dianogsed with epilepsy a year ago March. He was 1st put on Depakote, stopped the grand mall but didn't stop the clonic jerk seizures. Added Keppra, no change and finally zone(something), still no change. They visit the doctor every 3 months and only speak with the...
  6. H

    FYI: Vaccine/brain damage/seizures/autism

    Feds Know of Many Cases of Autism Caused by Vaccines Press Conference Tomorrow Streamed Live A two-year investigation of the records of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) has shown that the feds have compensated many cases of vaccine injury where autism was one of the injuries...
  7. dfwtexas

    Epilepsy and other neurological disorders

    Is there any proof that people with E are prone to developing other neurological disorders? I know in my case, they believe the IV meds I was on for 2 years did neurolgical damage that resulted in my E. I have been having some other symptoms that may suggest to me that there may be more...
  8. epileric

    [Research] Autism & Acupuncture

    This study was done in May 2010. http://www.naturalstandard.com/monographs/news/news201005033.asp?printversion=true
  9. A

    Should I get this checked out?

    hello. My name is Alex. :) nice to meet you all. I was diagnosed with aspergers syndrome when i was 12 and am currently 16. I come from a family with a history of autism and my great uncle had both autism and epilepsy which led to him being in residential care the majority of his life. For...
  10. RobinN

    Biofilm Theory

    “…the autoimmune process can be arrested if the interplay between genes and environmental triggers is prevented by re-establishing intestinal barrier function…” Mechanisms of Disease: the role of intestinal barrier function in the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal autoimmune disease. (Fasano, 2005)
  11. R

    New and in need of answers

    Hi, My son is 17. When he was 14 he had a grand mal seizure in school. He has autism as well. When I look for answers from the professionals all I hear is "what did you expect, he has autism". I was told that I don't really won't to know why he had the seizure because it would be bad news...
  12. RobinN

    Neurofeedback for Autism

    Neurofeedback May Help 'Retrain' Brainwaves In Children With Autism
  13. RobinN

    Autism Research Town Hall Meeting

    I know there are some caregivers here with those that have seizures and autism. A rough ride to say the least. However, I came across this announcement in another group, and I decided it was important to post it. It proves that we are moving in the right direction. To have them acknowledge the...
  14. A

    Autisum, GABA, Vitamin B6 and Seizures

    It is not uncommon for a child with Vitamin B6 Dependent Seizures to be Mentally impared, have learning difficulties or autism. I have been using vitamin B6 for over 37 years to control my seizures. AEDs have never had any positive effects on my seizures. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11108513...
  15. Birdbomb

    Fever can unlock autism's grip: study

    Fever can unlock autism's grip: study CHICAGO (Reuters) - Fever can temporarily unlock autism's grip on children, a finding that could shed light on the roots of the condition and perhaps provide clues for treatment, researchers reported on Monday. It appears that fever restores nerve cell...
  16. Bernard

    UK class action lawsuit over Sodium Valproate birth defects

    Sodium valproate is the chemical name for Epilim/Depakote: Action over epilepsy drug 'could rival thalidomide'
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