For Families

Is It Infantile Spasms?

Infantile spasms are caused by a condition in a baby’s brain and include repetitive, but often subtle movements—such as jerking of the mid-section, dropping of the head, raising of the arms or wide-eyed blinks. IS can be misdiagnosed as colic, reflux, or a startle reflex. Learn More

What Does Infantile Spasms Look Like?

IS can be mistaken for another condition or seen as not harmful, but knowing what to look for, followed by prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment are critical for a child’s best developmental outcome. Learn More

Yes, it is Infantile Spasms! (Now What?)

Resources and Support for IS. Learn More >