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Until the mid-1980’s women with epilepsy were advised not to use oral contraceptives (OC). This contraindication was based on animal studies showing exacerbation of seizures by estrogen. However, not only do the low estrogen doses in currently...
Choosing the right educational environment for your child can be an overwhelming decision for any parent. The process is even more complicated for parents of children with special needs. Charter schools offer parents of children with special needs a...
The school environment has been described as "the second most important social environment for the child after family"1. Hence, it can also be said that the teacher is the second most important figure in the child's life after family. Given the...
Parents of children with epilepsy take remarkable leaps of faith each day when their school-aged children enter the halls of learning. Depending on the frequency and severity of their child’s seizures, a parent may have varying degrees of concern in...
“Thirty percent of patients with epilepsy continue to have seizures despite taking medications and other therapies. We are hoping, based on the results of this pilot study, that the Intercept Epilepsy Control System may eventually be shown to...

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