Seizures represent the most common neurologic disorder in children. About 1% of all children in the United States will have epilepsy (≥2 unprovoked seizures).
Some children with seizures may be on a special diet known as the ketogenic diet. Parents/guardians or a dietitian can give you details on the child’s diet, if a special diet is necessary.
Epilepsy Foundation: www.epilepsyfoundation.org, 1-800-332-1000
Source: Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide.
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