The Trabasack: Making life with epilepsy easier

Duncan Edwards, Director of Equip-able, Ltd, his wife Clare, have a child with Dravet’s Syndrome. When their son was young, they worried he would injure himself in his stroller on the heavy plastic tray. So Clare, in looking for a functional lap tray that would also stay put on her wheelchair, ended up creating the first Trabasack on her sewing machine.

Featured Epilepsy Events

Are you looking to increase attendance at your annual epilepsy fundraising event? Or do you want to get the word out about a support group that is making a difference? Maybe you want to let people know about registration for an epilepsy camp. Don’t forget to add your event to the free Living Well With Epilepsy event calendar.

Top Discoveries in Epilepsy in 2013

The end of the year is a great time for “Top” and “Best of ” lists. There’s one for everything including the top apps, top movies, top songs, top photos, and top blogs. I thought it was time to have a Top Discoveries in Epilepsy list. This was a particularly busy year … Read More

Epilepsy and AIDS: too much in common

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the movie Philadelphia, which was a turning point in the AIDS movement. In 1993, people were dying as a result of HIV and AIDS related causes in great numbers. Those infected were living with such severe stigma that people were afraid to tell loved ones, … Read More

2014 is the year of Purple: Pantone’s Radiant Orchid

Each year, Pantone selects a color of the year. The company just announced the 2014 Color of the Year is PANTONE® 18-3224 Radiant Orchid. This beautiful purple hue presents a great opportunity for the epilepsy community. According to Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®, “An invitation to innovation, Radiant … Read More

Holiday recipes for ketogenic kids

The holidays can be a tough time to watch what you eat.  Being faced with candies and cookies at every turn can make sticking to a diet hard enough, but having to follow a plan as rigorous as the Ketogenic Diet can be practically impossible this time of year. Since there will be parties at … Read More

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