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Voices of Epilepsy

In death, Ottawa man with epilepsy is providing life

August 25, 2016

By Deron Hamel Adam Prashaw went through life facing many challenges but always persevered. On Jan. 24, Adam, 22, tragically died after suffering a seizure in his hot tub at his Ottawa home. But his story doesn’t stop there. One day later and more than 500 kilometres away, in Welland, Ont., a 53-year-old man was…

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…