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Educational Information

There is a wealth of educational information available to you. Here are some helpful links.

Contents

Acquired Brain Injury
Epilepsy
Headaches
Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy of the Newborn
Infantile Spasms

Acquired Brain Injury

To find out more about Acquired Brain Injury, visit
Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) which provides information and educational tools for Ontarians living with the effects of acquired brain injury.
Brain Injury Resource Center has services and resources for the Traumatic Brain Injury field.
Brain Injury Association of London and Region provides resources and information for individuals with brain injury, their family and friends who live in the London area.
Think First Foundation of Canada is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of brain and spinal cord injuries.

Epilepsy

Children’s Hospital provides information on seizures and a list of epilepsy medications, as well detailed information on each medicine.

Seizuretracker.com provides valuable, easy to use tools to track medications, seizure activitiy and appointments either on your computer, mobile phone, or on paper.


Epilepsy.com is an online community that provides complete resources for those with epilepsy and provides detailed information about the current medications used to treat epilepsy.

Seizures & Epilepsy Education (SEE) for people with epilepsy, their family members, and for parents of children with epilepsy.


Epilepsy Ontario is a registered charitable non-profit non-governmental health organization for children and adults living with seizure disorders.


National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes (NINDS) US institute’s epilepsy information page.


Epilepsy Support Centre supports those living with epilepsy and seizure disorders.

Headaches

Members of the Paediatric Neurology program created a booklet entitled, “My head hurts” information on headaches in children.” The booklet was written for children and parents of children with headaches.

It contains basic information on the different types of headaches, common causes and treatments. The booklet helps to educate individuals about headaches, what to look for, and what to do when headaches are a concern. Remember, this booklet is not intended to replace the advice of your healthcare professional.

Headache Booklet

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has detailed information on headaches.


American Council for Headache Education is a professional society of health care providers dedicated to the study and treatment of headache and face pain.

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy of the Newborn

The booklet, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy of the Newborn, was created by members of the Paediatric Neurology program. This booklet provides information for parents of children who have been diagnosed with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE), which is brain damage due to a lack of oxygen and/or lack of blood flow around the time of birth.

The information in the booklet is intended for education purposes only. It is not intended to replace the advice of your healthcare professional.

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy of the Newborn Booklet

Infantile Spasms

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke US institute’s provides detailed information on infantile spasms.

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