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Epilepsy
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An A to Z glossary of disabilities

Affecting more than 500,000 people across the UK Epilepsy fires off bursts of neurons inside the brain which trigger off electrical impulses – all this erratic activity leads a to body having a repeated seizures. However, if a person only has one seizure in their lifetime they are not classed as being an epileptic.

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Erb's palsy
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An A to Z glossary of disabilities

Erb palsy, or Erb-Duchenne paralysis, is a paralysis of the arm caused by the injury to the upper group of the main nerves supplying it.

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