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Epilepsy South Central Ontario News

Why I am running for Epilepsy South Central Ontario

April 1, 2019

I started running as a hobby 5 years ago when our son Daniel was born.   He was a happy and healthy boy and was doing really well in school and sports until one day late summer of 2016 changed our lives. Daniel had his first seizure while we were driving on the QEW. After…

Purple Gala Tickets Now On Sale!

January 21, 2019

Welcome to Casino Casablanca This is the one night of the year to help make a difference for both Children and Youth affected by Epilepsy! Join business executives, medical professionals, parliamentarians and community minded individuals from across the region who annually attend our signature fundraising event. The 2019 Purple Gala will continue with reserved table…

Provincial Budget

January 15, 2019

In Ontario, 95,000 people live with epilepsy, and every year thousands of them make unnecessary trips to the Emergency Room, adding to the province’s Hallway Healthcare crisis and costing the healthcare system millions of dollars. It doesn’t need to be this way. Epilepsy Ontario’s has sent a pre-budget submission to the provincial government, asking for $11 million…

ILAE 2017 — New Classification OF SEIZURE TYPES

January 14, 2019

The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) is a scientific organization devoted to improving the lives of those living with epilepsy by promoting research, education, and training. They have recently developed a new way of classifying seizures to help us better diagnose and treat epilepsy. The new system has new terms for seizures that didn’t fit…