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Arkansas Children’s Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program is the only program in the state with a National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) Level 4 accreditation, providing the most advanced care for children with epilepsy. Our board-certified doctors are trained to evaluate, diagnose and create an individualized plan for your child.
Neurogenetic disorders are conditions caused by changes in genes and chromosomes. These changes can affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles and can cause health problems at birth or later in childhood. There are different types of neurogenetic conditions but only some are inherited.
Every staff member at Arkansas Children’s understands that any issue or illness experienced by your child concerns the entire family. We approach every aspect of care - from the initial diagnosis to long-term care management - from a personalized patient perspective, but also from the family perspective. Regardless of individual circumstances, our model of care provides safe, high quality and comprehensive medical care, while supporting each patient and family member with:
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Nine steps to take if your child starts to have a seizure with shaking or jerking lasting longer than a few seconds.
If your child has been diagnosed with Epilepsy, there is a chance that your child could lose consciousness during a seizure, so there could be certain circumstances and activities that should be avoided or closely monitored.
Kids may suffer from occasional headaches, but tension, migraine and chronic headaches are cause for concern.
Just because your child has a seizure does not mean he or she has epilepsy. The expert pediatric neurologists at Arkansas Children’s share the difference between the two and tips for what to do if your child has a seizure.
Learn how epilepsy treatments at Arkansas Children’s helped stop Rikesh’s seizures.
Toddler recovers from brain tumor at Arkansas Children's Hospital.
Experts at Arkansas Children’s diagnosed 7-year-old Kelley with a rare neurological disorder. Read her story of a healthier tomorrow.
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