Advances in Autism: Volume 2 Issue 2

Improving international health outcomes in health, education and social aspects of care


Table of contents - Special Issue: Tuberous sclerosis complex: a rare genetic condition associated with autism spectrum disorder

Guest Editors: Lisa Underwood and Charlotte Tye

Advances in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) research

Lisa Underwood

The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief, descriptive overview of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) research with particular reference to studies on Autism Spectrum Disorder…

The impact of tuberous sclerosis complex – a parent’s perspective

Helen Willacy

– The purpose of this paper is to describe the impact of having a child with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC).

Towards an improved understanding of TSC-Associated Neuropsychiatric Disorders (TAND)

Loren Leclezio, Petrus de Vries

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) is associated with many learning, behavioural, neurodevelopmental and psychiatric difficulties. Over 90 per cent of those with TSC will have some…

Early developmental pathways to autism spectrum disorder in tuberous sclerosis complex

Charlotte Tye, Kandice Varcin, Patrick Bolton, Shafali Spurling Jeste

Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a genetic disorder with a high prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), yet no single genetic, neurological or neurophysiological risk…


Tuberous Sclerosis Australia: a case study of a maturing patient-driven organisation

Clare Pinkerton Stuart

Tuberous Sclerosis Australia (TSA) is a small rare disease organisation with a large scope. TSA was established in 1981 as a peer support organisation. Since then, its role has…

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