DISABILITY ACCESS: Empowering Tribal Members with Disabilities & Their Families
Provided by Spirit Lake Consulting, Inc.
Three of the more common Other Health Impairments on the reservations are asthma, attention deficit disorder and epilepsy.
Epilepsy is a disorder that makes people susceptible to seizures. Epilepsy may be present at birth or may be the result of brain injury due to accident or illness. Often, seizures can be prevented through regular use of medication. In such cases, the individual may need to take pills two or three times a day for his or her entire life.