Picture book on epilepsy, now in spanish!

Author, Danielle M. Rocheford was diagnosed with epilepsy at age two. Her epilepsy was classified as complex partial seizures, preceded by epileptic auras. Her auras manifested through a tingling feeling. Young Danielle used the phrase “I feel funny” as a way to inform her parents or others that she was about to have … Read More

More November Happenings: in Minnesota

The latest addition to the November Happenings page is from The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota. They are excited about their second annual Epilepsy and Seizures Conference: “Living with Seizures Today and Tomorrow.” It’s a conference for parents, seniors, young adults and health care professionals. The conference will be held on Saturday, November 13, … Read More

Don’t Miss the NYC Benefit for CURE Epilepsy

On Thursday, October 14, 2010, the stars will come out for the third annual New York City Benefit for CURE Epilepsy. This year the organization will welcome NYC’s Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg while the event will be hosted by George Stephanopoulos (Good Morning America and ABC News) and Alexandra Wentworth (Actress & comedian). … Read More

Thanks to the 1000 of you who visited!

This week the Living Well With Epilepsy blog welcomed its 1000th visitor. I can’t tell you how excited I am to know that this site is reaching people. (real people!) My goal was always to help fill a gap in communication on epilepsy. And in just a year, the site has gone … Read More

Epilepsy Awareness Month: November 2010

This coming November will be Epilepsy Awareness Month. But I wonder, will this be another year without any mention of epilepsy in the news? I hope not. It would be great to tackle the stigma and take on a campaign similar to Stand Up 2 Cancer. For now though, Epilepsy Foundation offices … Read More

Epilepsy and H1N1 2010

Last year we were completely freaked out about H1N1. There were fights over who would get the vaccine. People were wearing masks, and hand sanitizer could be found everywhere. AES, CURE, Epilepsy Foundation, Epilepsy Therapy Project and FACES even joined together in support of public awareness on H1N1 virus risks in children … Read More

Seizure First Aid: What would you do?

A few days ago my morning started off great. I hadn’t spilled anything on myself, the car was running, and I was on time as I headed into work. But that changed when I got to the train station. I didn’t notice people standing around at first. But that day there were … Read More

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