2014 sees gains made in epilepsy research

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The past 12 months have seen significant gains made in epilepsy research, with many studies offering newfound hope for people living with seizure disorders. Genomic testing At the … Continue Reading →


Epilepsy Ontario sees another year of successful advocacy

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Advocacy was once again a strong point for Epilepsy Ontario in 2014, with the organization playing a leading role in furthering awareness of the issues facing people living … Continue Reading →


Epilepsy Action Day continues dialogue with gov’t on important issues

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The fifth annual Epilepsy Action Day at Queen’s Park on Dec. 1 was successful in its mission of engaging MPPs in the important issues facing people with seizure … Continue Reading →


The continuing success story of Kerry Jenkins

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In January, Voices of Epilepsy spoke with 45-year-old Peterborough resident Kerry Jenkins, who had lived with epilepsy since age seven. She shared her story of how deep brain … Continue Reading →


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

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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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 →