Name Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
Related to/Also known as Acquired Epileptic Aphasia
Symptoms of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome
Landau-Kleffner Syndrome is a rare form of epilepsy that affects only children. It is characterised by severe language problems (aphasia). Symptoms may also include seizures.
Useful national contacts

Contact A Family
Freephone helpline (UK only): 0808 808 3555
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Cerebra, UK charity for children with neurological conditions
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Telephone 01267 244200
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Find your local support:
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Online resources

Landau Kleffner Syndrome (Epilepsy Action)
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Landau-Kleffner Syndrome Information Page (U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
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Our resources The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Landau Kleffner Syndrome and on a wide range of disability-related issues.