Explainer: What is Dravet syndrome and how can it be managed?

Linlin Ma, The University of Queensland and Glenn King, The University of Queensland

A little baby suffering a seizure is an incredibly distressing event for a family. Epilepsy is the most common neurological disorder in children and it takes the form of recurring seizures. But epilepsy is not a single disease; rather, it is a diverse spectrum of disorders that comprise many types of seizures.