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Child-care providers can help children with special needs, like those with epilepsy. But who provides help to the child-care provider? Agencies like Crystal Stairs. The Los Angeles-based child-care and development agency has about 350 staff...
Dealing with a child with epilepsy can sometimes be a full-time job. But every worker gets some time off. And children have a natural need for independence. So how do responsible parents get a respite while protecting their children and still...
Things are going to the dogs for some people with epilepsy. And for those fortunate few, it's a godsend. Seizure response dogs can and do save lives and avert injuries every day. The trained canines guard their masters during a seizure, activate...
In the United States alone, hundreds of thousands of people have seizures that are not well controlled by medication. A quarter to a half of these people are candidates for epilepsy surgery. Yet the number of operations performed continues to be...
Whether your epilepsy treatment is a success or a failure often depends on whom you ask. Your doctor may judge it by the numbers: How many seizures do you have if you take so many milligrams of medication? If more milligrams or more medications...

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