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ERIC Number: ED353711
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Epilepsy: General Information. Fact Sheet Number 6 = La Epilepsia: Informacion General. Fact Sheet Number 20.
Interstate Research Associates, McLean, VA.; National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
This fact sheet on epilepsy is offered in both English and Spanish. It provides a definition, information on incidence, typical characteristics, and educational implications. It notes that epilepsy is classified as "other health impaired" under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and that students with epilepsy are eligible for special educational services. These include adaptations in classroom instruction and first aid instruction on seizure management for the child's teachers. The importance of communication between family and school is stressed. The fact sheet lists four print resources and two organizations. (DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Interstate Research Associates, McLean, VA.; National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.