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Epilepsy Discrimination

Even as epilepsy awareness organizations around the world work to educate the public about epilepsy, there are still a substantial amount of people who are discriminated against ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

When Children with Epilepsy Are Bullied

Children, and even adults, can often be cruel when they are faced with something that they do not understand, or something that they believe is “different”. Those who suffer from ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy, Seizure Management

Stigmas of Epilepsy: 8 Ways Social Interaction is Affected

While epilepsy is a medical condition, it often affects people in a variety of non-medical ways. These are often psychological and social, and it is important for the patient to ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Go Online and Celebrate International Epilepsy Day

Do you know that February 13 is a great day to go online and use social media? That is exactly how people all over the world will celebrate International Epilepsy Day! Consider ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Epilepsy Awareness: How to Handle Bullying

Bullying. It’s a serious problem for almost every child at one point or another. But for children who live with a medical condition like epilepsy, bullying can be especially ...

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Topics: Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Helpful Information About Jobs for People with Epilepsy

People diagnosed with epilepsy are able to hold down a full-time job and make a positive contribution to their employer, however some jobs can be ill-suited for certain types of ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

SUDEP: What to Do When the Unthinkable Happens

“Many individuals seem to have one major life crisis that seems to divide their lives into halves. They speak of a before and after to that one never-to-be-forgotten time.“ ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Epilepsy and Employment: Federal Protection through the ADA

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, has helped to provide equal opportunities and equal treatment for those who have any type of disability, including epilepsy. It is ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Epilepsy Fundraising: Friend Offers to Match Donations

The Epilepsy Foundation recently announced that a generous friend has offered to match every donation made, up to $25,000, before October 26, 2016! How great is that? This is an ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Fundraising & Donations, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

Kids Crew: Epilepsy Awareness and Fundraising Program Just for…Kids!

It seems that today, almost everyone has a cause that they are passionate about, so why should kids be left out? That's how one little girl feels. When Hailey Scheinman talks ...

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Topics: Epilepsy, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

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