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  • Ketogenic Diet for Parents

    A ketogenic diet is a strict high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that can reduce, and sometimes stop, seizures.

  • Childhood Absence Epilepsy (CAE) for Parents

    Kids with childhood absence epilepsy (CAE) have seizures where they "blank out" for a few seconds. Most kids will outgrow CAE.

  • 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.

  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome for Parents

    Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) is a seizure disorder. Children with LGS have several different kinds of seizures.

  • Infantile Spasms for Parents

    Infantile spasms (IS) is a seizure disorder in babies. The spasms usually go away by age 4, but many babies with IS will have other kinds of epilepsy later.

  • Special Dietary Needs - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Advice for kids with food allergies, intolerances, and more.

  • 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.

  • Brain & Nervous System - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Conditions that affect the brain, spine, and other parts of the nervous system.

  • Nutrition & Fitness Center Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    You know the importance of good nutrition and exercise, but how do you feed a picky eater or encourage a child who hates sports to play outside? Learn how to keep your child healthy with the right foods and exercise.

  • 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.