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ANSWERS FOR KIDS




Should you tell people you have epilepsy?








Kayla:

He’s a good brother because he watches out for epilepsy and he watches out for me – to be safe and to not have anything dangerous and help out at school – and he also is careful for me because he don’t want nothing to happen to me







Jennifer:

Our nurses don’t really know what’s going on. They think it’s brand new. They don’t have kids who are open about it. I’m really the only one. There are kids in our school who are epileptic, but I’m really the only one who will talk about it.







Hannah:

It’s not something that someone should be isolated about. You can be open about it.









Hannah:

There’s always hope. There’s always medicine. You just have to keep going. Don’t give up or anything. It worked for me. I feel comfortable with it.

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