Epilepsy Talk

What Most Offends YOU About How People Treat Epilepsy?

September 1, 2018
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I call epilepsy the “stealth disease,” because most people don’t actually witness a seizure. Which results in an abundance of ignorance…misinformation..and to be frank, discrimination and slurs.


Who is Your Personal Hero?

December 19, 2017
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For me, it was my Grandfather, who believed in me completely and thought that I could do anything I set out to do.


FREE Prescription Drugs

March 17, 2017
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With drugs costs and insurance costs rising every day, it’s often difficult to get the meds you need. Below is a guide to no-cost or low-cost prescription programs. Pass the word along…


Special Education — Expectations and the Law

September 8, 2013
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Special educational ensures that your child needs are met (legally) if they have learning difficulties that need special help at school.

Technically, it’s called a special education provision.

And there may be a special educational needs coordinator (SENCO) at the school who can look at your child’s needs, alongside the school’s governing body (often the local authority’s education department).


Epilepsy in School

September 2, 2013
14 Comments

The most important word here is education. Not only for your child but for all those around him/her.

Because without education and awareness, the school experience can be a disaster for your child.


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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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