Category Archives: Epilepsy

COPING WITH SEIZURES AND EPILEPSY: THE FIRST “BIG” SEIZURE WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW – WILL MY CHILD BE RETARDED?

No! A single tonic-clonic seizure does not cause mental retardation or brain damage! Nor do recurrent seizures cause mental retardation or brain damage. It is true that tonic-clonic and other seizures occur more often among children who already have brain … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH EPILEPSY/SCHOOL: LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR – LEARNING BY LISTENING

Learning by listening is also a multi-stage process. It involves hearing and paying attention to what is said. It involves transmission of the electrical signals to the association cortex where they must be recognized and associated with memories and actions. … Continue reading

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