New report on neurological conditions provides road map to improve lives

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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 →


Webinar to examine correlation between hormones and epilepsy in women

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A webinar hosted by Epilepsy Ontario on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. will examine issues surrounding female hormones and how they affect women living with a seizure disorder. … Continue Reading →


Student moving forward following epilepsy diagnosis

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This past Purple Day, March 26, Duncan Green did something he’d never done before — he publicly shared his experience with epilepsy. In a classroom in front of … Continue Reading →


Mother attests to Summerfest’s value; golf fundraiser brings in $5K for annual camp

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Philippa Howell says attending Summerfest for four years has helped her daughter, Georgina, enhance her social skills and build self-confidence while enjoying a summer camp experience at Camp … Continue Reading →


Important Survey: People with epilepsy asked to share their perspectives on treatments

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Epilepsy Ontario is inviting adults living with epilepsy, or caregivers of people living with the condition, to participate in a survey about their experiences with epilepsy as well … Continue Reading →


Epilepsy Ontario, long-term care providers collaborating to enhance resident care

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Two long-term care providers have agreed to assist Epilepsy Ontario with a survey to help determine caregivers’ knowledge of seizure disorders. The intent is to gain a better … Continue Reading →


Epilepsy Ontario launches exciting crowdsourcing initiative

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Epilepsy Ontario has launched a crowdsourcing initiative to raise money in support of epilepsy awareness, and those who donate will have their name seen by millions of people. … Continue Reading →


Epilepsy changed student’s life but didn’t take it over

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It was the summer of 2012 and Elizabeth Paley was at a camp with two friends. She was expecting to have a fun time, but things changed. “Little … Continue Reading →


Student gains strength from experience with epilepsy

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Life for Samantha Hetherington changed on Nov. 11, 2011, when the then-15-year-old woke up on the floor of the living room in her family’s house, surrounded by paramedics, … Continue Reading →


Dravet.ca hosting family retreat to increase community spirit

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Dravet.ca, a grassroots organization of family members, friends and caregivers of people living with a Dravet spectrum disorder, is gearing up for a family retreat it’s organizing Sept. … Continue Reading →