Resource Materials

Below is a list of our educational resource materials. If you require more information, or would like to request a physical copy of these guides, please contact us. Resource Binder A resource manual for individuals with epilepsy, their families and those who support...

SUDEP

SUDEP stands for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy and occurs if a patient with epilepsy in otherwise good health dies suddenly and unexpectedly. No specific cause of death is found upon autopsy. SUDEP is associated with a history of seizures, and rarely occurs in...

Psychosocial Issues

Epilepsy affects young people and their families, in ways that cannot be treated with medication alone. This is especially true for those who go through a long haul, before an accurate diagnosis is made and for those who live with uncontrolled seizures for many years....

Treatment Options

The first step in the treatment of epilepsy involves making a correct diagnosis. Your doctor will take a detailed medical history, including what you have been experiencing. You may not be aware of what your seizure looks like, so a report from an eyewitness may help...
Epilepsy and Learning

Epilepsy and Learning

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that is primarily noted for producing seizures, which are the most obvious and often dramatic feature of epilepsy. However, there are a number of other symptoms of neurological dysfunction that can be associated with epilepsy. Since...

Epilepsy and Safety

Balancing life’s risks against its rewards: Some say it is the key to living well. Having epilepsy may increase life’s risks, at least for some. Should you be taking special safety precautions? A lot depends on the kind of seizures you have, how often they happen, and...
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