AIR-P Presents: Epilepsy in Autism


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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Zoom Webinar

Webinar Description:

This presentation will provide an overview of the incidence and pathophysiology of epilepsy in patients with autism spectrum disorders, as well as special considerations in treatment.


Lekha RaoDr. Lekha M. Rao is triple board certified in Neurology/Child Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Epilepsy. She was the recipient of a 2011- 2013 Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles Care and Cure Fellowship. Dr. Rao is also a consulting specialist at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Rao has presented and lectured both nationally and internationally and has published research in movement disorders, acute symptomatic seizures, and neonatal seizures with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. She is a member of Child Neurology Society, American Epilepsy Society, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Newborn Brain Society. She is also the director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship track at UCLA.

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  • CART captioning will be provided. For additional disability accommodations please email Jennifer Tuell at [email protected] two weeks prior to the event with name of event and accommodation preference in your response.
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