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We here at AHCI know the struggles families face in caring for their AHC sufferers particularly when you have just received a new diagnosis and you don’t know where to turn. We want you to know you are not alone!

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While open globally to any AHC parent, this forum generally has the majority of its postings from the USA. This forum is where many questions are asked, and many parents are happy to share their experience in answering these questions. DISCLAIMER: Opinions expressed in this forum should not be construed as medical or professional advice. Please consult a physician or other care professional before altering care for your child.

Professor Mary D King
Professor Mary D King FRCPI, FRCPCH, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist,
The Childrens University Hospital Temple St., Rotunda Hospital and Beaumont Hospital, Dublin and Professor in Paediatrics, University College Dublin School of Medicine & Medical Science, Ireland.

Professor King has been a Consultant Paediatric Neurologist in Dublin for over 25 years. She has produced over 100 publications in the field of Paediatric Neurology and is co-author of "A Handbook of Neurological Investigations in Children" (King & Stephenson, MacKeith Press London, 2009).

She is a member of several National and International Professional Societies and a regular reviewer of papers submitted for publication in various Paediatric Neurology Journals. Her main areas of interest are neuro-metabolic, neurogenetic and movement disorders and causation of neonatal encephalopathy and childhood disability. Professor King looks after a number of children with AHC in Ireland and has taken a keen interest in this rare condition.