Epilepsy for Parents
Epilepsy causes electrical signals in the brain to misfire, which can lead to multiple seizures. Anyone can get epilepsy at any age, but most new diagnoses are in kids.
Epilepsy Surgery for Parents
Epilepsy surgery is an operation done on the brain to reduce or stop seizures.
Intractable Epilepsy for Parents
Intractable epilepsy is when a child's seizures can't be controlled by medicines. Doctors may recommend surgery or other treatments for intractable seizures.
Word! Epilepsy for Kids
People with epilepsy have seizures that may cause them to stare into space, shake uncontrollably, or fall down.
Epilepsy Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about epilepsy, and what they can do to help students with the condition succeed in school.
Epilepsy for Teens
Seizures are a common symptom of epilepsy, a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Learn all about epilepsy, including what to do if you see someone having a seizure.
Epilepsy for Kids
It comes from a Greek word meaning "to hold or seize," and seizures are what happen to people with epilepsy. Learn more about epilepsy in this article written just for kids.
Temporal Lobe Epilepsy for Parents
Kids with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) have seizures that start in one of the temporal lobes of the brain. Seizures usually get better with medicine.
Benign Rolandic Epilepsy for Parents
Kids with benign rolandic epilepsy of childhood (BREC) have seizures that involve twitching, numbness, or tingling of the face or tongue.
Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy for Parents
Kids with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) have one or more of several different kinds of seizures, which begin around the age of puberty.