Epilepsy Talk

Epilepsy Stigma and Awareness

June 17, 2017
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Until the late 1970s, legislation in the United States prevented people with epilepsy from entering public buildings such as restaurants, shopping centers, and theaters. [US Department of Health]

“Most of my life, I have been scared to talk about my epilepsy. Why? Because I was scared what others would think. Society does isolate, even discriminates against people with epilepsy.” — Louis S.


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!!!


Groundbreaking Report: A Giant Step for Epilepsy

May 16, 2012
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In a special presentation from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a groundbreaking report was released with 13 recommendations that the IOM designed to help improve care for all people with epilepsy…


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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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