Dr. Jeffrey Buchhalter, a neurologist NTSAD connected to through the Child Neurology Foundation, met with a group of families to discuss seizuresA seizure is a sudden change in behavior due to an excessive electrical activity in the brain. There are a wide variety of possible symptoms of seizures, depending on what parts of the brain are affected. Many types of seizures cause loss of consciousness with twitching or shaking of the body. However, some seizures consist of staring spells that can easily go unnoticed. Occasionally, seizures can cause temporary abnormal sensations or visual disturbances. More, what they are, how they can present, and the issues related to them.
Moderated by Becky Benson, NTSAD Family Services Manager
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