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Diagnosis assessment

It’s crucial that we have a detailed and in-depth understanding of our pupils’ medical needs. That’s why we conduct a comprehensive diagnosis and assessment of each child.

Before assessment

  • Pupils are visited by the specialist epilepsy nurse
  • Parents provide a medical and seizure history
  • Pupils are observed in school

During assessment

  • The paediatric neurologist, diagnostic staff nurse and psychologist assess pupils
  • EEGs can be offered to students to gain an understanding of epilepsy.
  • Video telemetry is usually included and lasts 48 hours

After assessment

  • Initial feedback is given to parents
  • A full report is sent four weeks later

Feedback from parents

Quote Icon I am very pleased with my son. He has made new friends and hobbies. The school makes him happy to do lots of things. He is doing really well at school and learning.

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