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Living with Epilepsy

How to live with epilepsy

Epilepsy surgery is a huge milestone for a child with epilepsy. Though every child's experience is different, it can be helpful to hear from someone who has been through the surgery and recovery. Watch as Maddie and her family shares about the days following her surgery and what life is like for her now.



Maddie's favorite new experiences

Maddie thought her seizures would limit her for the rest of her life,
but now she is seizure-free and enjoying new-found independence.

Seizure safety toolkit

This guide from our Neuroscience Institute and The Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado help you develop a plan specific to your child's seizure needs.

Check out the guide

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Find a doctor

Browse and connect with our world-class pediatric neuroscience specialists.

Meet our team
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Patient stories

Read more stories of courage and healing from patients with different neurological conditions.

See their stories
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Helpful resources

Discover tools and resources designed to support families who have children with epilepsy.

Find what you need

"Maddie has been seizure-free since the surgery; she is so much happier now."

Chris, Maddie's dad
A dad of a girl with epilepsy talks about her diagnosis.

Partnership with the University of Colorado School of Medicine

Children's Hospital Colorado partners with the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where many of our physicians and care providers serve as faculty.


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