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  • Most people living with epilepsy progress well as learners across school and further education.
  • There are laws that protect the right to education and training for people with a disability.
  • The Epilepsy Foundation’s Epilepsy Smart Schools program and website provides a range of information and classroom supports for families, teachers and children living with epilepsy.
  • Visit education and training institutions and arrange to meet with course coordinators and disability support staff. This can increase the likelihood of achieving your learning goals.
  • Learning difficulties in people with epilepsy may be linked with seizure activity, medication, or with the underlying neurological cause.

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Reviewed on: 11-01-2022