Melissa tried to hide her partial-onset seizures from her girlfriends until she decided to stop epilepsy from controlling her social life.
Life with epilepsy isn’t just hard on those who have it; it’s difficult for those who love them too. “It’s heartbreaking to have a daughter with epilepsy,” Lisa says. Share these families’ stories to help promote understanding.
Witnessing a stranger’s seizure inspired Valerie to move beyond her own fears of living with epilepsy. See Valerie’s story here and share it to promote understanding.
In school, Stephen was often accused of being a daydreamer. Then, a caring fourth-grade teacher realized that he might be experiencing absence seizures caused by epilepsy. How did you get diagnosed?