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Women and Epilepsy

Freelance writer proving career goals can overcome epilepsy

April 11, 2013

Finding meaningful employment when you have an unpredictable seizure disorder can be challenging, but it’s an obstacle Pamela-Anne Kinney has overcome by pursuing her dream and harnessing her strengths as a storyteller. Upon completing a freelance writing course in November 2011, Kinney embarked on a career that satisfies her love of writing while allowing her…

Advocate puts a face to the need for epilepsy strategy

June 28, 2012

Given the high number of Ontarians living with epilepsy, there needs to be an effective action plan to support the quality of life of people affected by the neurological disorder, says Miranda Zeppieri. Zeppieri, 28, knows this first-hand — she has had a seizure disorder caused by tuberous sclerosis her whole life, and this is…