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  • Epilepsy is commonly diagnosed in children and can be confused with other conditions. An accurate diagnosis is essential.
  • Seizures usually respond well to medication and most children with epilepsy will enjoy a normal and active childhood.
  • The impact of epilepsy will vary for each child. Try to keep epilepsy in perspective for your child and your family.
  • Remember to keep a balance between protecting your child and encouraging their independence.

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Reviewed on: 02-11-2020