Seizures - Epilepsy
2017 Revised Classification of Seizures
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) has revised its classification of seizures. The changes will help make diagnosing and classifying seizures more accurate and easier.
Provides information on Diastat medication and how to administer it.
Emergency Care Plans (ECP), Seizure History Records and Seizure Diary|Recording Forms Located in the Sample Forms|Notifications section of this website here.
CDC and Epilepsy Foundation Resources
Children at School and Childcare-Provides information and resources (forms, communication tools, training, educational rights and impact on learning) for parents, schools, and daycares on effectively and safely caring for students with seizures.
Take Charge of the Facts is an epilepsy awareness program for high school students to dispel myths and reduce the perceived stigma associated with epilepsy.
School Activity Management Tools
Sample Seizure Management Guidelines for Student Participation In School and School Sponsored Activities Provides sample guidelines for provider restriction of student activity based on the student's seizure history. It may be used as a guide for district medical directors and private HCPs in developing plans for safe school participation. (University of Rochester Medical Center, Dept of Child Neurology and Committee on School Health and Sports Medicine for Chapter I of District II of AAP, 9/2015)
Page updated 4/13/18