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Tue, 03/28/2017
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), the world’s leading professional organization working on behalf of epilepsy, has published new ways of classifying and naming the many different types of seizures. It took many years for this work to...
Jim Ross
Mon, 03/27/2017
The Epilepsy Foundation is pleased to present the 2017 Sara Stubblefield Award for Advocacy to Jim Ross. Jim and his wife Victoria launched a successful campaign in Connecticut to allow trained, non-medical school personnel to administer anti-...
Fri, 03/24/2017
Dr. Eric Kossoff of Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, Maryland, shares why he mentions the ketogenic diet early to families and how input from parents has shaped his medical practice.  Listening to parents…has led to so much amazing...
Tue, 03/21/2017
The American Association on Health and Disability’s Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is currently accepting applications. The scholarship honors Frederick J. Krause, a lifelong advocate for those with disabilities who passed...
Tue, 03/21/2017
What is Epilepsy? Seizures: abnormal electrical firing from the brain Epilepsy: recurrent seizures Approximately 1-2% of children are diagnosed with epilepsy What is Autism Spectrum Disorders? Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): developmental...

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