Epilepsy Talk

24/7 Epilepsy Foundation Helpline

July 5, 2017
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Do you have questions about seizures or epilepsy?

The Epilepsy Foundation’s Helpline is now available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Trained information specialists are now standing by to answer your questions about epilepsy and seizures.


Epilepsy, Employment and the Law

April 18, 2016
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Here are some tips for interviewing, work and also your legal rights.


Adult Epilepsy Support Groups

November 2, 2013
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Here’s a list of Adult Epilepsy Support Groups across the country that I’ve compiled. Hopefully it will be of help.

If you have any additions or suggestions, please, sing out!!!


Epilepsy and Employment

November 13, 2012
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It’s a myth to believe that individuals with epilepsy are less capable than others when it comes to job performance. People with epilepsy perform well in many job fields. Case in point: Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

People with epilepsy are involved in heading corporations, medicine, teaching and caring for children, and working in retail and customer service positions and lots of other vocations…


Epilepsy — Advice and Insights

January 8, 2011
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Whatever age you were when you were diagnosed with epilepsy, I’m sure you have advice and insights to share from your own experiences.

I’m sure you learned a lot (whether you wanted to or not) and I think we could all learn from your struggles for acceptance and survival.

Won’t you please share that wisdom to help us cope and grow…


Gratitude is the Attitude — Part 4

December 31, 2010
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We have so much to be grateful for, especially me:

1. For your support, strength and caring…

2. Your smart, sensitive advice…

3. The compassion you share so generously…

4. Your kind, wise encouragement…

5. Your never-ending support, love and dedication…


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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