Mary L. Zupanc, MD

Mary L. Zupanc, MD

Mary L. Zupanc, MD, is director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at CHOC Children’s in Orange County, Calif. The program is a national leader in pediatric epilepsy care, offering cutting-edge diagnostics, innovative medical approaches and advanced surgical interventions from the nation’s foremost epilepsy experts. CHOC was the first children’s hospital in California to be named a Level-4 epilepsy center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC).
5 Must Do’s When Traveling with a Child Who Has Epilepsy

The busy holiday travel season is upon us, bringing millions of Americans to the roads and skies, along with delays, flat tires and other travel snags.

Indeed, traveling can be stressful -- and particularly so for children with a complex medical condition like epilepsy. 

But, the good news is that taking a few precautions beforehand can help smooth the process for these young jet-setters.

Here are five must do’s when traveling with a child who has epilepsy.