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Domestic Violence — When Love Goes Wrong

May 16, 2017
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Carol found herself in a cycle of violence from the time she was a child. By adulthood, she had already experienced multiple beatings and hospitalizations.

In the most recent attack, her husband beat her with a board, leaving her with permanent brain damage and a life-long disability.

As a result of her injury, she now has frequent seizures, difficulty with balance, and is terrified to leave her home for fear of having a seizure or falling.


Epilepsy Foundation Applauds EEOC for New Rules Under the ADA

April 26, 2011
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When I went to the Philadelphia “Town Hall” meeting for the EEOC, it was very impressive. The room was packed. There was a huge presentation board and someone speaking sign language for the non-hearing. There were peole of all kinds of disabilities on the ADMINISTRATION BOARD — non-seeing, wheelchair bound and others.

In other words, the EEOC doesn’t just walk the walk. They talk the talk!

Just to prove it, the EFA announced newly issued regulations from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA). Title I protects people with disabilities, like epilepsy, from discrimination in the workplace…


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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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