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School and family years

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Having a school-aged child with epilepsy brings its own challenges.

Allowing someone else to look after your child can be difficult, so it's important to have a good relationship and open communication with your child’s school.

Any school staff who support your child are now required to be appropriately trained. Our training for schools helps staff to learn basic epilepsy awareness and seizure first aid.

We also have dedicated epilepsy resources for schools to raise awareness amongst pupils and staff.

Being a parent, carer or guardian of a child with epilepsy can be distressing. The biggest challenge you will face is...

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Our training for schools helps staff to learn basic epilepsy awareness and seizure first aid, as well as classroom strategies for...

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New regulations have recently been announced which changes the way that pupils with epilepsy in school are supported. Find out more...

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