Sorting through the wealth of online information on seizures and epilepsy can be a daunting task. What's worth reading, and what's a waste of time? Start with this recommended list of resources to find the information you need to understand and help your child.
On this Parenting Special Needs Site
There are lots of articles on this site of interest to parents of children with seizures and epilepsy, but these three will give you a good place to begin.
From the About guide to Pediatrics
Dr. Vincent Iannelli, the About.com guide to Pediatrics, offers information for parents of children with seizures and epilepsy. Read these articles on his site for more information.
Just the facts
These reference sites give good overviews of epilepsy diagnosis and treatment.
These U.S.-based organizations offer information, services and support to individuals with epilepsy and their families.
Organizations around the world provide support and information for families of children with seizures and epilepsy. Start with these three sites to connect with resources and individuals.
These organizations started by parents of children with epilepsy offer information on treatments, research, and advocacy.
A support group, whether online or in-person, can be an important source of guidance in parenting your child with seizures and epilepsy. Start with these three resources.
Information for kids
Use these resources to help your child, as well as your child's siblings and classmates, understand more about seizures and epilepsy.