Module 2: Medical Comorbidity
- Understand the frequency and comorbidity of seizure disorders in transition age youth diagnosed with ASD.
- Understand difficulty with feeding and gastrointestinal disorders in transition age youth diagnosed with ASD.
Articles on Medical Comorbidities for TAY diagnosed with ASD/ID:
Epilepsy & ASD:
Besag, Frank M. C. (2015). Current controversies in the relationships between autism and epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior EB., 47, 143-146.
Borlot, F., Tellez‐Zenteno, J. F., Allen, A., Ali, A., Snead, O. C., & Andrade, D. M. (2014). Epilepsy transition: Challenges of caring for adults with childhood‐onset seizures. Epilepsia, 55(10), 1659-1666.
Gastrointestinal Issues & ASD:
Mannion, A., Leader, G., & Healy, O. (2013). An investigation of comorbid psychological disorders, sleep problems, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7(1), 35-42.
Mannion, A., & Leader, G. (2016). An investigation of comorbid psychological disorders, sleep problems, gastrointestinal symptoms and epilepsy in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: A two year follow-up. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 22, 20-33.
Sathe, N., Andrews, J. C., McPheeters, M. L., & Warren, Z. E. (2017). Nutritional and dietary interventions for autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review. Pediatrics, e20170346.
Soke, G. N., Rosenberg, S. A., Hamman, R. F., Fingerlin, T., Rosenberg, C. R., Carpenter, L., … & Reynolds, A. (2017). Factors associated with self-injurious behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder: findings from two large national samples. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 47(2), 285-296.