Epilepsy The Ultimate Teen Guide by Kathlyn Gay, Sean McGarrahan


Epilepsy The Ultimate Teen Guide by Kathlyn Gay, Sean McGarrahan

Teens can lead normal, active lives despite having Epilepsy, and this book shows them how other teens are doing so. Through their stories they offer advice on whether and how to tell friends, dates, teachers, or an employer about the condition. Important teen issues, such as driving, dating, sports, and college are addressed. How the Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA) applies to people with epilepsy is also reviewed.


Epilepsy is a strong research source for families and mature teens dealing with the illness. VOYA An excellent look at epilepsy and its impact on diagnosed teens, their families, friends, and communities...Readable, well-organized, and well documented, this title is an important addition to school and public libraries. School Library Journal Epilepsy, which emphasizes that with proper management, teens with epilepsy can live perfectly normal lives, is informative...photographs, charts, and sidebars are effectively used...good choice for both public and school collections. Booklist Trying to get a job, just started dating or think your parents are overprotective? These are just a few of the topics covered in this ultimate guide for teens living with epilepsy. As well as the social aspects of life, this book also helps with understanding your epilepsy, medications and treatments. There is also a section especially for girls answering questions about pregnancy and family planning. Epilepsy360, December 2008

About the Author

Kathlyn Gay is a full-time freelance writer and has authored more than 120 books and articles. She is the author of several titles in the It Happened to Me series for Scarecrow, including Cultural Diversity (2003), Volunteering (2004), The Military and Teens (2008), and Body Image and Appearance (2009).

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112 pages


Kathlyn Gay, Sean McGarrahan
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Publication date

9th November 2007



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