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Can I tell you about Epilepsy?

Can I tell you about Epilepsy?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Kate Lambert
Illustrated by Scott Hellier

Part of the Can I tell you about...? series

Paperback: £8.99 / $13.95

2012, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 48pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-309-9, BIC 2: YXK VFJD

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Meet Ellie – a young girl with epilepsy. Ellie invites readers to learn about epilepsy from her perspective. She introduces us to some friends who help present the varying forms of epilepsy. Ellie and her friends help children to understand the obstacles that they face by telling them what it feels like to have epilepsy, how it affects them physically and emotionally, how epilepsy can be treated and how the condition is often misunderstood by people who do not know the facts.

This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for children from the age of 7. It will also help parents, friends, and professionals to make sense of the condition in its varying forms and will be an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.

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What it’s really like to have Epilepsy, and what you can do to help

25 May 2012

Kate Lambert is a drama teacher working with young people, many of whom have special needs. Her daughter Lille was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of five. Here, she talks about some of the misconceptions about epilepsy and how her new book, Can I tell you about Epilepsy?, will help parents, teachers and others...