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Understanding and Managing Epilepsy for Teachers and Early Childhood Services

This training is targeted at all school staff, such as teachers, integration aides and support staff.

The first part of the workshop is focused on what epilepsy is, the possible impact on students with epilepsy and how to support the student in the event that a seizure occurs at school. In the second half, we focus on the learning implications, development of Epilepsy Management Plans and strategies to support students.

Special Development Schools

Special Development School teachers and teachers' aides who support numerous students with epilepsy are strongly encouraged to attend the Understanding and Managing Epilepsy for Disability Support Workers workshop.  This workshop provides far greater detail and practical strategies to support students with a disability in a Special Development School environment.

Unique value of workshop

  • This training has been designed specifically for school settings.
  • A simple, straightforward approach will increase staff confidence in supporting students.
  • Our new, short documentary depicts three students, their parents and school staff discussing the impact of epilepsy.
  • The session is highly relevant, practical and comprehensive.

Workshop details

Duration: 1.5 hours

Download a brochure on this workshop (Note:  the whole-of-school workshop is 1.5hrs in duration and are targeted to your student/s needs.  Our standard workshops which are scheduled across Victoria are 2hrs in duration)

Workshop schedule

All of our workshops can be delivered at your site.  Alternatively, individual bookings can be made for the following workshops by clicking on 'Book Now'


Venue & Cost (incl. GST)

Overview of workshop
(click on photo below to open pdf)

Wednesday 11 May 2016

2.00pm - 4.00pm

Epilepsy Foundation Training Room
587 Canterbury Rd Surrey Hills
(enter via Stirling cRES)

Cost: $120 per person (incl GST)



Further information

For further information on workshops and training courses for schools, please call the Epilepsy Foundation (Melbourne metropolitan) on 8809 0600 or the Epilepsy Infoline (regional Victoria) on 1300 761 487 for the cost of a local call.

Alternatively, you can email the Epilepsy Foundation.