56th Annual Meeting
Tentative Program Schedule
Please note that this schedule is subject to change. The Program Book distributed at the Annual Meeting will have final information on dates, times, and speakers for each presentation.

Symposium 32 (open)
New Evidence for Revisiting Epilepsy as a Developmental Neuropsychiatric Disorder

Saturday, November 1, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:00 AM
Sheraton I
Level 4
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Sigita Plioplys, M.D.
Psychiatric and Cognitive Comorbidities in Pediatric Epilepsy: Cause or Effect?
Rochelle Caplan, M.D. University of California at Los Angeles Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
Family Functioning and Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy
David W. Dunn, M.D. Riley Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
Joan K. Austin, R.N. Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN
Cynthia S. Johnson, M.S.
Susan M. Perkins, Ph.D.
Epilepsy and Epileptiform EEG in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Sarah J. Spence, M.D., Ph.D. National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
ADHD and Depression as Risk Factors for Epilepsy: An Epidemiologist's Perspective
Dale C. Hesdorffer, M.P.H., Ph.D. Columbia University, GH Sergievsky Center, New York, NY
W. Allen Hauser, M.D.
Petur Lugvigsson, M.D.
Elias Olafsson, M.D.
Olafur Kjartansson, M.D.
A New Clinical Approach to Children with Epilepsy: Epilepsy as a Developmental Neuropsychiatric Disorder
Sigita Plioplys, M.D. Children's Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Sponsored by the AACAP Committee on Collaboration with Medical Professions

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