Epilepsy

What it is

A diagnosed medical condition, characterized by recurrent seizures that may include repetitive muscle jerking called convulsions, caused by a disruption of the brain's normal electrical activity.

Teaching Strategies for Associated Student Needs:
Mobility Skills
Personal Safety
Self-Esteem



Resources

Video.

Epilepsy Ontario site. See the menu on the left for specific information.

Outline of causes, treatment, how to understand it, general information from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).