Epilepsy Blog Relay: Epilepsy isn’t my only story

Recently, someone asked me to talk to a small group. I wanted to choose a story that is inspiring, something that would relate to these young adults, and something that would stick with them as they started a new journey. I couldn’t help but wonder: is epilepsy my only story? Is this how people identify me…as the girl with epilepsy who ended up doing well in life, despite doctors telling me I may not?

This Week in Epilepsy

This week the neurology community gathered in Washington, D.C. at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting. I attended the meeting in my role as Director of Education and Membership for the American Neurological Association (my day job). While I was there, I had several opportunities to discuss the state of epilepsy … Read More

Interview with founders of new seizure monitor

I recently interviewed the co-founders of Life Patch, a non-invasive real-time temperature monitoring system for children with febrile seizures. I learned about this potential new seizure monitor now in development, and how it may be a help to people living with epilepsy. It turns out co-founders, Aaron Goldstein and Collin Hill, heard … Read More

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