The Vital Role of the Neurologist for Individuals with Seizures in Autism

Kevin Shapiro, MD, PhD

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Conference 2023

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0h49m

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English

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Overview

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) can happen to individuals with autism. Can anything prevent SUDEP? Are there advancements in science to help children with epilepsy? This presentation will discuss medications and supplements with regard to the topics of seizures, ammonia, sleep, hyperactivity, and more.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER‚Äč

Kevin Shapiro, MD, PhD

Dr. Kevin Shapiro, MD, PhD, is an acclaimed cognitive neuroscientist and the Executive Director of Research and Therapeutic Technologies at Cortica. With expertise in neurodevelopmental differences, he identifies underlying causes affecting child development. Trained in pediatric stroke neurology, Dr. Shapiro’s research focuses on learning, brain structure, and language development. He earned his degrees from Harvard University and completed residencies at prestigious hospitals. Dr. Shapiro volunteers globally and holds memberships in leading medical societies, with certifications in child neurology and vascular neurology.

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