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Epilepsy Awareness

The Marcus Charles Petition to make Police Epilepsy Training MANDATORY!

October 12, 2022

The Canadian Epilepsy Alliance wants police training to be mandatory for all police across Canada. Sign the petition to change existing police training for the management of epilepsy and seizures – from elective to mandatory. https://www.change.org/p/make-epilepsy-training-for-police-mandatory

Hamilton Man tasered by Police during Epileptic Seizure on October 2nd 2022

October 12, 2022

The Canadian Epilepsy Alliance (CEA) does not condone any type of physical restraint when dealing with a seizure. Police Training for seizure management is available on their own Canadian Police Knowledge Network (CPKN) currently as an Elective Training Tool. The CEA is asking for support and partners to make this training MANDATORY for all police…

WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK ON THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF A “CEA APP”

July 29, 2022

We invite you to share your expectations and opinions regarding the potential development of a Canadian Epilepsy Alliance mobile app. We are asking the epilepsy community (epilepsy agencies, epilepsy partners, people living with epilepsy, and families of people with epilepsy) to have a say in developing a potential CEA app. We are hoping to develop…

Are you an adult individual with drug-resistant epilepsy?

June 1, 2022

Are you an adult individual with drug-resistant epilepsy? Are you interested in contributing to a clinical research study about the potential benefits of music therapy in reducing seizure frequency? If so, you may be eligible to participate in our clinical research study – Music in Epilepsy Treatment: Does Unpredictability of Rhythmic Structure in Music Reduce…