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Growing Up With Epilepsy


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Growing Up With Epilepsy
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Launched 2007 The Growing Up with Epilepsy Web site is a collaboration between the MassGeneral Hospital for Children's Pediatric Epilepsy Program and WGBH Educational Foundation, supported by the Jordyn Cook Epilepsy Fund. Our goal is to provide clear information about epilepsy in childhood, its diagnosis, and its treatment, and to educate site visitors about the disorder's effects on learning, behavior, and family life.

The site contains videos featuring specialists, along with supporting text, explaining the range of symptoms, treatments, and issues affecting learning and behavior in people with epilepsy. The eight family stories presented in the video profiles create a window into the lives of those living with epilepsy. In addition to describing experiences common to most people with epilepsy, each video also illustrates a particular issue that has been important to that family—issues that other families affected by epilepsy are likely to encounter.



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Chicago: “Growing Up With Epilepsy,” 10/25/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD706403D7804E9190A3AF7C9A90B502.
MLA: “Growing Up With Epilepsy.” 10/25/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD706403D7804E9190A3AF7C9A90B502>.
APA: Growing Up With Epilepsy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD706403D7804E9190A3AF7C9A90B502
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