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September 20, 2023

#125 An Extraordinary Life of Autism, Epilepsy, and Advocacy

Guest: Barbara D'Amora

This week on Seizing Life® Barbara D’Amora tells us about her son Nicholas, who lived with autism and epilepsy and became an active and inspirational advocate for the autistic community despite being nonverbal.

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March 13, 2019

#8 Epilepsy Surgery: Is it right for you?

Guest: Howard Zwirn

Brain Surgery as an epilepsy treatment? Learn about what you should consider before you decide.

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March 6, 2019

#7 CBD and Epilepsy: A Promising Treatment

Guest: Dr. Laura Lubbers

Discover why CBD can be an effective treatment for some forms of epilepsy with Dr. Laura Lubbers, Chief Scientific Officer at CURE.

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Types of Epilepsy
February 27, 2019

#6 Epilepsy Genetics: Testing Can Make a Difference

Guest: Dr. John Millichap

Hundreds of genes are associated with epilepsy, but what causes the variations in those genes which lead to this condition? And how do you know if you or your child are a candidate for genetic testing? Learn the answers to your epilepsy genetics questions in this episode of Seizing Life, produced by CURE.

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February 20, 2019

#5 Epilepsy and IEPs: Supermoms to the Rescue

Guest: Stacey Pigott and Shalee Cunneen

Discover how developing individualized education plans (IEPs) can help children with epilepsy and special needs thrive in the classroom.

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February 13, 2019

#4 20+ Years of Impact: From the Kitchen Table to Cutting-Edge Research

Guest: Susan Axelrod

CURE Founder Susan Axelrod details how desperation lead her to reshape the epilepsy research and how the field has evolved since her organization began.

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Living with Epilepsy
February 6, 2019

#3 A Mind Unraveled, a Memoir by Kurt Eichenwald

Guest: Kurt Eichenwald

Kurt Eichenwald tells his gripping story about living with intractable epilepsy, as well as what inspired him to write his book A Mind Unraveled.

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Living with Epilepsy
January 22, 2019

#2 Inspiring Kindness and Sparking Friendships Through Empathy

Guest: Lauren Schrero

In this episode, The Nora Project co-founder and executive director, Lauren Schrero discusses how to teach students to be compassionately curious about differences.

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January 22, 2019

#1 Married with Children…with Epilepsy

Guest: Miguel Cervantes

Kelly speaks with her husband, Miguel, about navigating the challenges that come with raising a child with epilepsy and how they keep their marriage going strong.

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January 22, 2019

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