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Diagnosing Epilepsy

Project being developed to help police, first responders identify non-convulsive seizures

September 15, 2016

By Deron Hamel Epilepsy Ontario is working on a project to create an information package epilepsy support agencies across the province can use to educate police services and first responders on how to identify people who are having a non-convulsive seizure. The provincial agency is adapting a project created by Epilepsy Toronto to help build…

Mother says sending her son to Summerfest Camp helped her ‘let go’

September 5, 2016

By Deron Hamel Iris Amaya says her decision to send her son Jeremy to Summerfest Camp for the first time six years ago was largely to provide her with a sense of well-being. Jeremy, who is living with epilepsy, was six at the time. Iris says she made the decision to send her son to…