Personal Narrative: My Experience With A Student With Epilepsy

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In the past, I have worked with a student with epilepsy. She was in the 8th grade, non-verbal (she used pointing, facial features, and grunting to communicate), and independent walking with only support on stairs or uneven surfaces. Thinking back on my experience, I was never fully trained on what do if the student ever showed signs of having a seizure. My experience was more of an observance of what procedures I noticed the teacher carrying out. When the student did have a seizure with only myself to assist her, I repeated the steps that I had seen. For future reference, I would make sure that all assisting teachers were fully comfortable and knowledgeable about the health care procedures. At the time of the incident, I was not fully comfortable

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