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Epilepsy: a practical guide (resource materials for teachers)
The target audience for this book includes school teachers, special education needs coordinators, teaching assistants, educational psychologists and parents and carers of children in the UK. It covers the basics of what epilepsy is and how it is managed, as well as sections on epilepsy and genetics, behavioural and social issues, access to the curriculum, and language and communication issues that may be associated with epilepsy. Alongside a lot of information about the condition, it also has a glossary of terms, a seizure description chart, a risk assessment chart and useful addresses. There are personal accounts about epilepsy and school experiences from children and parents, as well as case studies.