Epilepsy Foundation Marks Second Year of ‘Seizure Safe Schools’

Epilepsy Foundation Marks Second Year of ‘Seizure Safe Schools’

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Epilepsy Foundation Marks Second Year of ‘Seizure Safe Schools’

In the two years since the Epilepsy Foundation launched its nationwide Seizure Safe Schools initiative, a dozen states have enacted legislation aimed at providing a safe school environment for the approximately 470,000 children and teens in the U.S. who have an epileptic condition, including Dravet syndrome. The initiative calls for state lawmakers to pass legislation ensuring that all school personnel, including nurses, teachers, and volunteers, are prepared to   handle epileptic emergencies. Seizures are sudden, uncontrollable…

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