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Scholarship recipient is inspired by those who’ve helped her thrive

November 3, 2023

By Deron Hamel Taylor Thomas is planning to use her talents and education to help others living with seizure disorders. Taylor, who is working towards a BA in psychology with a focus on neuropsychology at Brock University, says she has been inspired by the people who have helped her flourish in life while managing her…

Doctoral student uses his experiences with epilepsy to inspire others

June 8, 2023

By Deron Hamel Tyler Herrington is completing his doctoral studies focused on climate-change research, defying the odds a childhood physician gave his parents when asked how epilepsy would impact his life. As a child living with epilepsy, Tyler’s parents were told by the doctor that epilepsy would prevent their son from living a rich and…

I AM 1 in 100 campaign takes off across Canada

March 26, 2020

By Deron Hamel The seed of the I AM 1 in 100 social media campaign was planted at a brainstorming session at Epilepsy Ottawa in 2019 to raise epilepsy awareness. The idea was put into action, then spread throughout the Ottawa area, was adopted by the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance (CEA) and has now grown across…