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Epilepsy Ontario

Mother underscores importance of diagnosing ESES epilepsy early

June 7, 2018

By Deron Hamel Jennifer Young says parents should be aware of the symptoms of Electrical Status Epilepticus during Sleep (ESES) epilepsy, a condition that appears in childhood and does not present itself through seizures but rather as learning difficulties and behavioural changes. Jennifer’s son was diagnosed with ESES when he was seven years old and…

Are you an adult individual with drug-resistant epilepsy?

April 26, 2018

Are you an adult individual with drug-resistant epilepsy? Are you interested in contributing to a clinical research study about the potential benefits of music therapy in reducing seizure frequency? If so, you may be eligible to participate in our clinical research study – The Rhyme and Rhythm of Music in Epilepsy – at the Toronto…

Two women launch epilepsy awareness campaign in Sudbury

March 19, 2018

With no epilepsy support centre in town, Leslie Moutsatsos and Jenny Lamothe want to build support for Epilepsy Awareness Month By Deron Hamel March is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and with no epilepsy support centre in Greater Sudbury, Leslie Moutsatsos and Jenny Lamothe have taken it upon themselves to create a campaign to raise awareness of…