Health Services Newsletter: What is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes a person to have recurring seizures. It is the most common childhood brain disorder in the United States affecting nearly 450,000 American children. To best care for children with epilepsy, it is important that early childhood education staff are informed about the condition, its triggers, and treatments. Use this newsletter to help guide an action plan for children in your program and to share home safety information with parents. Also, read it to learn what programs can do to support children with epilepsy.

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Topic:Health Services Management

Keywords:Child diseases and disorders

Resource Type: Newsletter

National Centers: Early Childhood Health and Wellness

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