Today’s children are tomorrow’s citizen.
The prosperity of a nation depends upon the health of
the future children. This is true especially for our
country where this segment of population consist about
one-fourth of the total population.
All the parents have fruitful ambition to have
healthy child. Healthy children grow to become healthy
adults who are strong enough both in body and mind.
The resources spent on the care; upkeep and health of all
young ones are investment for the future.
Epilepsy is the common neurological condition in
the children. As it hits the most important formative
years of the majority of the patients, education does get
hampered, especially when parents are over protective
and teachers are either non-supportive or neutral with
negative attitude. What is needed is awareness and
proper education about different type of seizures, do’s
and don’ts during an attack to the teachers. Once
teachers accept and have empathy for them, peers would
automatically accept them. Cordial ambience is bound to
stimulate these children to study in sprit of the
limitations due to seizures and antiepileptic drugs. They
may not be the best but they must be encouraged to be
Epilepsy is known to men since centuries. Epilepsy
day is celebrated worldwide on 7th November and same
as epilepsy week on June 17-23 every year. The theme of
the world epilepsy day in 2008 was "'Into The Light”
(take epilepsy out of the shadows of misconception and
'into the light' of understanding).
Indian epilepsy association and Indian epilepsy
society is working on national level for epilepsy in India.
On international level International League Against
Epilepsy is a association which is working on epilepsy