Sharing your story about epilepsy can make a difference


One of the great things about having the Voices of Epilepsy news program is that Epilepsy Ontario can help people share their inspirational stories about how they’ve conquered … Continue Reading →

Weekend exhibit will raise awareness of epilepsy and brain research


Epilepsy Ontario, Epilepsy Toronto and Epilepsy Durham Region are collaborating this weekend to bring an interactive display about epilepsy to BRAINFest, a family-friendly celebration of brain research at … Continue Reading →

2014 sees gains made in epilepsy research


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


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


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


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


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

The epilepsy@work online resource will be discussed this weekend at BRAINFest.

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 →