Grade 4 – 6
Through the sections in this side of the website, find resources, videos, activities and much more to learn about seizures and epilepsy. We will add more resources every week! If you and an adult you know have a suggestion for our section, tell us at the Contact Us page.
What is a Seizure? – This explanatory video from the Children’s Hospital of Colorado shares the process of a young boy named Gavin having an EEG done. In this video,
children explain seizures, epilepsy and the various medical professionals who
help children with epilepsy.
EPILEPSY – This webpage from Nemours Kids Health provides easily readable information about epilepsy and seizures. The concise format of the writing also makes it suitable for this age group in addition to its ‘read aloud’ option to listen to text. The webpage explains seizures, epilepsy, and how medical professionals can help
those with the disorder.
EPILEPSY 101 – FACT SHEET – A resource from Epilepsy Toronto. This one page sheet contains facts about epilepsy. It lists ten facts about epilepsy in regards to what it is, what it does to the body and how to help someone who is having a seizure.
EPILEPSY FACTS FOR KIDS – This webpage provides information about epilepsy and seizures for children. It explains the commonality of epilepsy, treatments, the dangerous effects of seizures, and things that may provoke seizures. It is written
with very simple wording and concise sentences making it easy to understand.
The specific epilepsy topics this source discusses are the dangers of seizures,
treatments for epilepsy and triggers of seizures.