This is a practical and informative guide from Rachel Baker, on how to care for young children with epilepsy. It is aimed at professionals working in childcare, but may also be of use to parents and anyone else wishing to know more about epilepsy.
This title is part of the Meeting Special Needs series of practical handbooks designed for early years professionals working with or caring for children with specific disorders. They are written in a very user-friendly format and have been produced to meet the great demand for practical and jargon-free guides on special needs conditions and how to help and support children affected by the disorder to ensure that they are fully included in the setting.
This title includes:
- An understanding of the disorder
- Signs and symptoms
- Practical ways to help and support
- Case studies
- Useful resources
About the author
This title is written by Rachel Baker, a freelance journalist and mother of Sonny, now aged 5 who developed epilepsy at the age of 2. Sonny has been the inspiration for Rachel's research into the condition and after having identified the need for more literature specifically aimed at child carers she began to write this book. Rachel is a member of the National Society for Epilepsy and continues to write to promote awareness of the condition.
Also in the series:
- Austic Spectrum Disorder (Autism)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Speech, Language and Communication Needs