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Supporting Agencies (International)

Epilepsy Ontario engages MPPs and policy makers at Epilepsy Action Day 2017

March 9, 2017

By Deron Hamel TORONTO – Epilepsy Ontario executive director Paul Raymond says the success of the sixth Epilepsy Action Day at Queen’s Park on Feb. 28 was the overwhelming engagement from MPPs and policy makers had about the agency’s epilepsy care advocacy agenda. MPPs and policy makers offered Epilepsy Ontario suggestions to help move its…

PBS affiliates across North America to screen ground-breaking documentary about epilepsy

November 17, 2016

By Deron Hamel Joe Stanislaw says the best results from widespread screening of the documentary On the Edge: Living with Epilepsy would be more awareness, a greater understanding of the potential people with epilepsy have, and more interest in research. Joe is the father of Louis Stanislaw, a U.S. filmmaker who has coped with epilepsy…

Agency works with media to bring supports to family of boy with epilepsy

August 18, 2016

By Deron Hamel Epilepsy Halton Peel Hamilton communications manager Trevor Gordon was scanning online news stories in May when he came across a Global News article about a Mississauga family who was trying to find supports for the 5-year-old boy they had adopted who is living with epilepsy. In May, Rosy Garcia and Andres Sosa…