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 →

Webinar to examine correlation between hormones and epilepsy in women


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


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


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 →