Discusses the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy, the types of seizures, and the challenges of living with the disease.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction / Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
“Explores the history, causes, symptoms, treatments, and future of epilepsy and seizure disorders”–Provided by publisher.
Teens can lead normal, active lives despite having Epilepsy, and this book shows them how other teens are doing so. Through their stories they offer advice on whether and how to tell friends, dates, teachers, or an employer about the condition. Important teen issues, such as driving, dating, sports, and college are addressed. How the Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA) applies to people with epilepsy is also reviewed.