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Early Intervention and Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Linked In with Baby Lincoln

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We recently shared important information about a newborn screening that will soon be approved in Texas for all babies born here. Testing for the detection of SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) will be added to the newborn screening panel by the end of the year via the Texas Department of State Health Services. One example of how early diagnosis and swift intervention has made all the difference is in Dr. Cardon’s young patient, Lincoln.

New Central Austin Clinic to Open Sept. 21

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Child Neurology Consultants of Austin's new and expanded Central Austin clinic and Pediatric Infusion Center will open on Monday, September. 21, 2020. We can’t wait to show you our "new digs"!

How Youth Concussions Could Spike as School Sports Resume

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Concussions are common in youth sports, and there could be an increase in cases now as kids resume fall sports after a long hiatus due to COVID-19.

You Got This: 5 Tips to Prepare for Back-to-School During COVID-19

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Anxieties may be high right now with kids heading back to virtual school due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some ways to help your children and teens cope:

Dr. Dilip Karnik Named to SuperDoctors Legacy Hall of Fame

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Congratulations are in order for Child Neurology Consultants' Dr. Dilip Karnik. He has recently been named as a SuperDoctors Legacy Member to its Hall of Fame Doctor Circle for the 15th year in a row.

Child Neurology Consultants of Austin Celebrates Our Rising Stars

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Child Neurology Consultants of Austin is thrilled to celebrate our trio of SuperDoctors Rising Stars 2020 recently revealed in the July issue of Texas Monthly magazine.

Videogame approved by FDA for ADHD: Should you try it?

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The FDA recently approved a new type of therapy for children with ADHD in the form of a videogame called EndeavorRX. Dr. Dilip Karnik shares what parents should know and gives his expert take on it.

SMA Screening for Newborns Will Soon be Available in Texas

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The types of newborn conditions screened vary in each state, and in Texas it will soon include an extremely debilitating disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy or SMA.

Kilometers 4 Carter

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Kilometers 4 Carter is a cause close to our hearts at Child Neurology Consultants of Austin. The inspiration for the cause is Carter Halliburton, a young patient of pediatric neurologist, Dr. Karen Keough, who suffers from a rare, debilitating neurological condition known as SynGAP1.

Dr. Aaron Cardon Interviewed in HealthCentral: Raising a Child with Epilepsy

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Raising a child is an amazing and endlessly rewarding experience. But as all parents know, it’s not without challenges. Even more challenging is when you discover that your child may have a neurological or developmental disorder or condition such as epilepsy.


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