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Epilepsy In School

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At times, parents report that students with brain disorders are being excluded from extracurricular activities, being sent home repeatedly for safety reasons, or placed in a more “restrictive “class setting for his or her abilities. All students deserve a chance to show their skill in a classroom, instead of immediately being place in a “lower level” class. “The most common neurological condition that occurs in school is epilepsy. Because it often occurs in childhood, epilepsy is likely the most common neurological condition encountered by teachers”(Barnett). Students should talk to their neurologist or counselor to provide a special plan to follow in case of seizures, anxiety attacks, or mental breakdowns in school. This will reduce the anxiety
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