You diagnose a 5-year-old with Autistic spectrum disorder. His examination is unremarkable and there is no family history of learning difficulties. Should you perform a molecular genetic screen for FMR1 mutations (fragile X)? […]
Unanswered Question: Do children with autism and developmental regression need EEG investigation in the absence of clinical seizures?
John diagnosed with autism at 18 months old presents to your developmental clinic at 30 months old. His mother reports developmental regression of previously acquired developmental milestones. He has now lost his previously acquired language skills and only makes incomprehensible babbles. He is otherwise clinically well and does not have any clinical seizures. You wonder […]