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Autistic Teens With Epilepsy Often Light-Sensitive, Children's Hospital Boston Study


12/6/2011 7:12:38 AM

Teenagers with autism who also have epilepsy often suffer from photosensitivity, or light sensitivity, researchers say. The combination means that certain behaviors common among autistic kids -- such as flapping their hands in front of their faces -- could increase their risk for photosensitive seizures.

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