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Children's Experience of Epilepsy: A Case Study

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dc.contributor.advisor Wiechers, E. (Elisabeth), 1943- en
dc.contributor.author Babane, Constance Vusiwana en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T10:53:59Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T10:53:59Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08-25T10:53:59Z
dc.date.submitted 2002-11-30 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/1523
dc.description.abstract This study focuses on the way in which learners living with epilepsy, who attend mainstream schools in the rural areas of the Limpopo Province, experience epilepsy. The results of the study indicate that the needs of learners with epilepsy are not well-catered for in mainstream schools. They often experience fear, anxiety, humiliation, ostracisation, name-calling, scape-goating, blaming and suspicion. Recommendations were made regarding the measures which should be taken to address the needs of rural children living with epilepsy. These recommendations could be used by teachers and the Department of Education. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (iv, 139 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Absence en
dc.subject Epilepsy en
dc.subject Afebrile en
dc.subject Case study
dc.subject Convulsions
dc.subject Febrile
dc.subject Focus group
dc.subject Paroxysmal
dc.subject Psychosocial
dc.subject Seizure
dc.subject.ddc 618.92853
dc.subject.lcsh Epilepsy in children -- Case studies
dc.title Children's Experience of Epilepsy: A Case Study en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.contributor.email watkiapj@unisa.ac.za en
dc.description.department Educational Studies en
dc.description.degree M.Ed. (Specialisation in Guidance and Councelling) en


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