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How Chelsea Kerstens faced — and overcame — epilepsy’s challenges


When Chelsea Kerstens scaled a 4,500-foot side of the Grand Canyon as a participant in Epilepsy Durham Region’s Epic Climb in October, it was one more challenge she … Continue Reading →

Parents, students urged to take survey about epilepsy support in schools


Epilepsy Ontario is urging parents of elementary and high-school students living with epilepsy — as well as high-school students who have the condition — to participate in an … Continue Reading →

Epilepsy awareness raised from Epic Climb ‘priceless’


Fourteen people representing Epilepsy Durham Region recently scaled a side of the Grand Canyon, raising more than $50,000 to support the agency’s pediatric management program. However, the greatest … Continue Reading →

Online toolkit designed to help employers of people with epilepsy


A first-of-its-kind online toolkit is now available to provide training and resources to companies and organizations that have employees with epilepsy. Developed by Epilepsy Toronto, the epilepsy@work toolkit … Continue Reading →

Researcher speaks about recent study on neurological conditions and their impact on Canadians


On Sept. 11, the results of a first-of-its-kind study examining the impact neurological conditions like epilepsy have on affected people, their families and the greater health-care system, were … Continue Reading →

CLAE conference will bring to light latest discoveries in epilepsy research


The upcoming Canadian League Against Epilepsy (CLAE) conference will be an opportunity for attendees to learn about the latest discoveries in epilepsy research, says its main organizer. Neurologist … Continue Reading →

EpLink study aims to alleviate depression in people with epilepsy


A study undertaken as part of the Ontario Brain Institute’s (OBI’s) EpLink program is seeking to provide help to people living with epilepsy who are also experiencing symptoms … Continue Reading →

Gino Piazza setting sights to beat his marathon fundraising record

From left to right, Melanie Jeffrey, Elisa McFarlane and Lawton Osler pose with their Team Epilepsy Ontario T-shirts.

Last year, Gino Piazza was Epilepsy Ontario’s top fundraiser during the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, raising $3,252 for the organization. He aims to exceed that number during the … Continue Reading →

Late sister’s legacy inspires student


Courtney Tobin’s life changed forever on May 19, 2012. It was the day her 23-year-old sister, Chelsea, passed away from sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP). It was … Continue Reading →

New report on neurological conditions provides road map to improve lives


A first-of-its-kind report published Sept. 11 outlines the impact neurological conditions like epilepsy have on affected people, their families and the greater health-care system. The findings provide researchers, … Continue Reading →