Sargent Center workshop is on seizures, epilepsy, autism


Sargent Rehabilitation Center will hold a free ‘Link to Learning’ parent workshop on Thursday, March 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Center, 800 Quaker Lane, Warwick. The topic is “Seizures, Epilepsy and Autism” and the presenter is John Gaitanis, MD, assistant director of neurology and pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and director of pediatric epilepsy, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Providence. The focus of this workshop will be on what is known about the coexistence of seizures, epilepsy and autism, when to pursue a work-up and what are the best available treatment strategies. Parents should register on the Center’s Link Line at 886-6612.


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