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 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.
The International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) is holding an international art competition for all ages with the theme ‘Putting Epilepsy in the Picture’.
As Jaime Van Velzen and Jessica Wächter spent a Saturday afternoon devising creative and inventive ways to celebrate Purple Day for Epilepsy, their conversation took a goofy turn.