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Voices of Epilepsy

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…

The 2023 #IAM1IN100 CAMPAIGN

February 21, 2023

  We are bringing back the #Iam1in100 campaign this March. Download the material below and help expand the representation of what it means to live with epilepsy. If you have epilepsy, download the sign that says “I have epilepsy and…” In the blank space provided, you can write about how you’re feeling or how you’re…

Provincial Election: Questions to Political Parties

May 18, 2022

Epilepsy Ontario asked the 4 main Ontario political parties questions about issues important to the epilepsy community. Here are their responses.   Question 1 Epilepsy Ontario has been advocating for several years for funding for epilepsy education and support programs that are delivered by Ontario’s Community Epilepsy Agencies. These programs are not currently funded by…