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Raising Awareness

#ShineLightOnEpilepsy

April 25, 2017

Throughout the last week of March, our Shine Light on Epilepsy project was an opportunity for anyone in our community to share their experiences with epilepsy or show support for people and families living with seizure disorders. Check out some of the notes people shared

Véronique’s Epilepsy Story

March 28, 2017

In Grade 5, I had my first seizures. My friends at school, my siblings and parents (and also myself…) didn’t know they were seizures. For part of my childhood, I had been a hyperactive and hard to predict child. So at first it seemed I was playing a role and seeking attention, but because I…

March is Epilepsy Awareness Month

February 26, 2017

March is Epilepsy Awareness Month in Canada. It’s a great time for anyone with an interest in epilepsy to raise awareness, challenge myths, and help dismantle the stigma of epilepsy.