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Has Anyone Ever Read The Children Books About Epilepsy?

Has Anyone Ever Read The Children Books About Epilepsy?

My son is in 1st grade and is getting very good at reading. I’ve seen children book about epilepsy and how they teach kids about it. He knows I have epilepsy. He knows to call/get help, but now that he is getting older I believe this is a good way to learn more about what’s going on. He has never had to experience one of my episodes by himself and I hope he never does but if he ever does maybe knowing more can help not only me but help him not be so scared if something happens.

posted 12 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hey Chelsey, the information that Mr. Randy, Mrs. Leslie, and Mrs. Dana said something that is very true about ask the Librian at school or at the public library in your area. All libraries have to have a reference area of specializing on all illnesses.

posted 9 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member . My mom graduated before the 70s and they still didn’t have that class. Im talking about present day.

When I was in Jr.high school, there was Health class. We carried a health book everyday to class. It had good chapters of most subjects in it. From Oral and body hygiene, Biology of the body, diseases and other subjects. They had three Pages worth on Epilepsy. It was very generic. It was basically explaining what epilepsy is and a little about the seizures. It was very upsetting for me.

That’s why they need real education on Epilepsy. Not just three pages. It very frustrating when, not all the nurses and Dr.s fully understand Epilepsy.

posted 9 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member,
All teachers and schools need to have education on epilepsy in Health class.

posted 10 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I think it's good that they have these books out but we made sure to teach my siblings even my younger sisters cuz they had to witness them as kids but they never got scared cuz they have always been around it

edited, originally posted 11 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Books have been a refuge for me. They become friends over time and something to discuss with others as you get older. Eric Thom

posted 6 days ago
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