Today on Seizing Life, we speak with epilepsy researcher, educator, and patient Dr. Steve White. Dr. White has been involved in the field of epilepsy research for over 40 years, is a former CURE Epilepsy grant recipient, and is a current member of the organization’s Scientific Advisory Board. He is also an epilepsy patient, having experienced his first seizure in 2010.
A mother’s awareness of infantile spasms and persistence contributes to a positive outcome for her daughter.
Epilepsy patient, counselor, and author Jon Sadler discusses living with epilepsy for more than 50 years and how his experiences have shaped his perspective on epilepsy and informed his efforts to become a counselor and help fellow patients and caregivers.
After the loss of his fiancé to SUDEP, Geoff Applegate a single-parent was left coping with his own grief while also learning how to help his young son understand the loss of his mother.
When Paul St. Pierre encountered a lack of understanding of epilepsy at his school, he and his mother, Colleen, took action to ensure that all schools in the state of New Jersey were educated on epilepsy and seizure safety.
Lauren Panco was in the prime of her life, building a career with a fast-growing company, and moving toward a promising future when she was suddenly struck with seizures.
Elissa Moore recounts her son Cormac’s journey to a diagnosis and details the challenges they encountered in pursuit of the right treatment for his epilepsy.
Author and journalist Liane Kupferberg Carter speaks to us about her journey raising a son with a dual diagnosis of autism and epilepsy.
College students Emma Cardwell and Nathan Bliss discuss their experiences growing up with a sibling who has epilepsy.
Alek Stewart has lived with seizures since he was a teenager. But a sudden and dramatic increase in frequency caused Alek and his wife Brittany to make adjustments to their daily lives, and inspired them to create a community, build epilepsy awareness, and support scientific research.