Participating in IEP Meetings

Understand each person’s role, (including the key person responsible). Know the purpose of the meeting and the team members’ expectations. Know how long the meeting will be. Share your concerns openly and all information that might be useful in planning for your...

Necessary Assessments

Your child may be identified as having special needs prior to entering school. Many children by age five have had an assessment done at BC’s Children’s Hospital, Sunny Hill Health Centre or may have been in an integrated preschool. Contact the school well in advance...

How Parents Can Assist

The more that parents, school administrators and resource personnel work together in open communication and co-operation, the more successful the child’s education will be. Parents can help by doing several things: Providing the student with learning experiences in...

Status Epilepticus

Status Epilepticus is a prolonged seizure that lasts more than five minutes or repeats without a full recovery between seizures. In the event of Status Epilepticus, call an ambulance, as it is a life-threatening emergency. It can occur with any of the seizure types....

Safety Precautions

If you or your child have been diagnosed with epilepsy, you may be thinking about the environment you live, work and play in and how to make it a little bit safer. While you cannot predict and plan for every possible situation there are steps you can take to help...

Recovery from a Seizure

The period immediately after a seizure ends is called the postictal phase, or recovery period. Just as seizures vary from person to person, the recovery time also varies. After a seizure you may need time before you return to normal function. This recovery time can...
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