Will My Child Outgrow Epilepsy?


Cook Children’s epileptologist, Scott Perry, M.D. addresses the most common question about childhood epilepsy – will my child outgrow it? While certain types of epilepsies that occur in children can go away with age, others are managed through medication and consistent care. To learn more about this, we invite you to watch this video. We’re … Continue reading Will My Child Outgrow Epilepsy?

Tics – Primary Steps for Primary Care


Tics are repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements that usually begin in childhood. They can consist of motor and vocal tics, such as excessive eye blinking/rolling, facial grimacing, neck or shoulder jerks, sniffing, throat clearing or other vocalizations. Tics can be transient or chronic. If chronic, it may meet the criteria for Tourette syndrome. Tourette syndrome is … Continue reading Tics – Primary Steps for Primary Care