Rolandic epilepsy typically occurs in children aged seven to ten, but may start as young as three years of age, and is twice as common in boys
speech dyspraxia and language impairments are frequent comorbidities predating the onset of seizures. There is a six times higher odds of dyslexia, which should be anticipated at diagnosis and during routine follow-up
there is often a family history of speech and language disorders
seizure remission is universal by the age of 15 although a small but elevated risk of epilepsy in adult life remains and the risk of migraine is also increased.