The numerous types of seizures and the widely varying impacts of epilepsy are two key factors contributing to the public’s misunderstanding of the condition. This week on Seizing Life® we speak with parents who have two children with epilepsy that manifests very differently, and discuss the implications this has had for their family.
With students preparing to head back to college campuses, we revisit several previous episodes in which students with epilepsy and their parents share experiences and offer advice about choosing and attending college.
A mother’s awareness of infantile spasms and persistence contributes to a positive outcome for her daughter.
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.
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.
We talk to Angie Froehlich about parenting a teenage daughter living with epilepsy.
Kelly and Miguel Cervantes discuss coping with the impacts and challenges of parenting a child with special needs in a never-seen episode recorded in November 2018.