Autism: Epilepsy & Seizures
Autism: Epilepsy & Seizures Featured

Show: Ask Dr. DeSilva


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Guest(s)
Linda Walder Fiddle and Ruth Nass, M.D.
Topic
Autism
Topic Info
Linda Walder Fiddle, Founder and Executive Director of The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation and Dr. Ruth Nass, NYU Child Study Center, Member of the Advisory Board of The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation join the show to discuss Autism and Epilepsy; the symptoms and treatments available and the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation.
Guest Info
Ruth Nass, M.D. -

Ruth Nass, M.D. is a Professor of Clinical Pediatric Neurology at the NYU School of Medicine and the director of the Pediatric Neurology training program She also has primary responsibility for the professionalism/ bioethics core curriculum for the department.Her clinical practice focuses on behavioral neurology including ADHD, developmental language disorders, non verbal learning disabilities, and the autistic spectrum disorders.Her research interests include the development of hemispheric specialization particularly for language, spatial skills, and emotions using children who had congenital strokes as the model and the relationship between seizure and epileptiform activity on language and social behavior/ regression in autism.


Linda Walder Fiddle -

Linda Walder Fiddle is the Founder and Executive Director of The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation (DJF), a 501(c)(3) national autism organization with the mission to develop, advocate for and award grants to programs that enhance the lives of adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), including residential, recreational, vocational, educational and family programs. DJF is a leading national advocacy and awareness organization that focuses on issues affecting the lives of adults with ASD including health and wellness throughout the lifespan.
Host
Dr. Derrick DeSilva
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