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Epilepsy and Autism Spectrum Disorders Series

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This online, CME-certified series provides expert insight about the co-occurrence of epilepsy in a discussion of ASD. Increased understanding of the children and adults with autism who experience seizures should be improved by virtue of educating about emerging genetic findings associated with this complex disorder.

Webcasts

Epilepsy and Autism Spectrum Disorder – Case Studies
Marvin Natowicz, MD, PhD; Gregory Holmes, MD
Release date: May 24, 2021
Expiration date: May 24, 2023
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialties:Family Practice; Neurology; Pathology; Pediatrics; Psychology / Psychiatry
Epilepsy and Autism Spectrum Disorder – Part One
Marvin Natowicz, MD, PhD; Gregory Holmes, MD
Release date: May 24, 2021
Expiration date: May 24, 2023
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialties:Family Practice; Neurology; Pathology; Pediatrics; Psychology / Psychiatry
Epilepsy and Autism Spectrum Disorder – Part Two
Marvin Natowicz, MD, PhD; Gregory Holmes, MD
Release date: May 24, 2021
Expiration date: May 24, 2023
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Specialties:Family Practice; Neurology; Pediatrics; Psychology / Psychiatry

Watch Autism Spectrum Disorders: Research and Medical Treatment Implications Series


Series Learning Objectives

  1. Describe clinical issues relating to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and epilepsy
  2. Identify important aspects of etiologies and pathogenesis of epilepsy related to ASD
  3. Recognize important gaps in both basic research and in our clinical understanding regarding the co-occurrence of ASD and epilepsy
  4. Recognize key clinical issues relating to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and epilepsy

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and the Autism Research Institute. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

This online series is designed for a primary audience of family practice physicians, pediatricians, neurologists, medical geneticists, behavioral medicine experts, pathologists, pharmacists, and allied health practitioners. The secondary audience includes internists, nutritionists and associated allied health practitioners interested in underlying medical and neurological comorbidities associated with autism spectrum disorders.

Activity Director

Marvin Natowicz, MD, PhD
Clinical Geneticist, Clinical Pathologist
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH