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Part of Epilepsy Ontario’s mission is to improve the quality of life for people living with epilepsy. Here you can find products and brochures to help you cope with epilepsy and inform others about this little known disorder. There are four main categories to guide you in your research.

1. Safety Products

Safety is always a top priority when a seizure occurs. Helmets and monitoring systems are only some of the ways to prevent injury. Learn more about these safety products to find the one that suits your lifestyle.

2. Online Brochures About Epilepsy

If you’re looking for quick facts at your fingertips, these brochures are the way to go. Everything you need to know about seizures, diagnosing epilepsy and first aid is now available in handy, easy-to-read pamphlet.

3. Orphanet

Epilepsy is a very common neurological disorder, but there are many different types of epilepsy. Individually, a large number of epilepsy disorders are classified as rare diseases. A rare disease is one that affects a small number of people compared to the general population.
Orphanet is a web-based portal for all audiences that provides information on more than 5,000 rare diseases, including many different types of epilepsy.

4. Teaching Aids

The classroom is a great place to introduce students to epilepsy. Now with Perfection, you can start the conversation in your school. This program is specially designed to engage students in learning about seizure disorders through playacting and follow-up activities.

5. Links and Publications

Check out reports from the experts and stories from members of your epilepsy community! These publications will give you all the facts from people who know the ins and outs of seizure disorders. There’s always something to learn when you look at epilepsy from a fresh perspective.

6. Epilepsy in the News

Have you heard about epilepsy on the radio? Maybe you read it online or in the paper, or saw it on the news. The media (in all forms!) is an important tool in helping spread the word about epilepsy and other seizure disorders. Find out what the news outlets are saying to bring epilepsy “out of the shadows” across the province.

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