Children and Epilepsy

Epilepsy affects 1 in 100 people, and most have their first seizure in childhood. The largest group of people with epilepsy is children under the age of five (see “What is epilepsy?” fact sheet). There are many types of seizures with varying degrees of severity. Some types of childhood seizures are benign (the child grows out of them and their development and intellect are usually … Continue reading Children and Epilepsy