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Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

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Christa Alber

on 17 March 2016

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Transcript of Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders

Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders Overview
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes people to have seizures
Epilepsy affects about 1 million Americans (Haslam, 2004)

Symptoms of Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders
Incidence of Occurence
Tests and Screening
Causes of Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders
Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders
Treatment Options
Accommodations in
Reading, Writing, and Math
IDEA Classification Category for a Student with Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders
Test Questions
Difference Between Epilepsy and Seizures
A seizure occurs only once
Epilepsy is defined as a person having more than two unprovoked seizures

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Haslam, R.H.A. & Valletutti, P.J. (2004). Medical Problems in the Classroom: The Teacher’s Role in Diagnosis and Management, 4th ed. Austin: Pro-Ed.
Mayo Clinic Staff.(2015). Epilepsy Overview. Epilepsy. Retrieved from http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epilepsy/home/ovc-20117206
Shelat, A. M., Zieve, D., Ogilvie, I., & A.D.A.M Editorial Team. (2015). Epilepsy Overview. MedlinePlus. Retrieved from https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000694.htm
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