Dravet syndrome is a rare form of epilepsy associated with neurological development disorders. The onset is during the first year of life in a normal developing child.
Dravet Syndrome was first described in 1978 as « Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy in Infancy » (SMEI) by Dr Charlotte DRAVET but has been recognized throughout the world since then.
Dravet syndrome is a rare and deeply impacting condition for both the child and his family. That is why, throughout the world, families have gathered around association to provide advice and support.