Epilepsy Talk

Epilepsy Triumphs

September 28, 2021
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This is a smattering of people from all walks of life, all over the world, who have had the courage, grit and determination to take charge of their epilepsy and not forfeit their dreams.

They have triumphed against all odds…


Epilepsy Hall of Fame

April 7, 2020
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Since the dawn of time, epilepsy has affected millions of people — from beggars to kings.

It’s one of the oldest conditions and also one of the most misunderstood, although legions of accomplished people have shared the stigma…


There’s a hidden artist inside you!

August 15, 2015
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Maybe you’re an artist…actor…architect…painter…poet…philosopher…singer…or someone you just don’t know.

Because, quite simply, there’s another side to that electrical mischief that epilepsy produces.

Some types of epilepsy can spark inspiration, enhance creativity and bring out the latent artist in you.

It’s just waiting to be discovered…


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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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