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2012 a successful year for epilepsy advocacy

December 20, 2012

  The announcement of a proposed provincial epilepsy strategy, funding for epilepsy research and bringing in an epilepsy information specialist are some of the major successes Epilepsy Ontario saw in 2012, says Epilepsy Ontario executive director Rozalyn Werner-Arcé. Perhaps the biggest news impacting Ontario’s epilepsy community in 2012 was the announcement of a proposed provincial…

Epilepsy Ontario donations are gifts that keep on giving

December 13, 2012

Are you struggling for gift ideas this holiday season? Don’t know what to get for those hard-to-buy-for family members and friends? If so, consider making a donation in a loved one’s name to help provide supports for people living with epilepsy, a neurological disorder affecting one in 100 Canadians. Why is donating to Epilepsy Ontario…

Video helping law enforcement assess seizure disorders slated to be ready for Purple Day

December 7, 2012

Police officer Marcel Allen is hoping a video he’s working on for the Canadian Police Knowledge Network (CPKN) will help police officers nationwide better assess situations when approaching people who have gone into seizure. Since last speaking to the Voices of Epilepsy in March, Allen has been busy working on the video, which contains several…

Community support Epilepsy Durham Region’s greatest success: executive director

November 1, 2012

  When you’re a small epilepsy support agency of two people, you need to know how to make the most of your available resources — and that’s exactly what Epilepsy Durham Region has done for 25 years. The agency receives no government or United Way funding. Instead, Epilepsy Durham Region has built community relationships to…