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.
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.
A newly diagnosed patient educates herself on epilepsy to advocate for the treatment and therapy that works best for her.
We revisit just a few of the amazing conversations from 2020. From growing up with epilepsy to an Army Captain’s battle with PTE, examining the epilepsy/mental health connection and finding hope in genetic research, Seizing Life spoke with a number of insightful and inspiring guests this year – even if we had to do it at a distance.
Former U.S. Army Captain Patrick Horan and his wife Patty discuss how post traumatic epilepsy (PTE), severely impacted his recovery from a devastating war wound.
On this episode of Seizing Life, Libby Boyce and Jessica Brandes, two mothers who each lost a son to SUDEP, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, discuss transforming tragedy and grief into action.