Patient Education Program

If you're in the Kansas City area and would like to learn about available treatment options for difficult-to-treat epilepsy, here is an opportunity to attend a seminar on the topic . … [Read more...]

Hot Off the Presses!

That's our James with Emily and Susan Ramza on Capitol Hill with Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas advocating for people with epilepsy! @EFMOKS on the hill for epilepsy thank you for your great advocacy! — Epilepsy Foundation (@EpilepsyFdn) March 25, 2014   Here's Lexi Harmon with Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri's 5th District (Kansas City). @repcleaver great meeting with teen advocates Lexi @EFMOKS — Epilepsy Foundation … [Read more...]

Does Your School Nurse Have Up-to-Date Epilepsy Information?

Today our Program Director, James, is at the 24th Annual Kansas School Nurse Conference in Wichita, KS. We are providing educational material and spreading the word about our great programming for school nurses. If your school district is interested in having an educational presentation, please contact our our Kansas City office at 816-444-2800 or our St. Louis office at 314-781-4949. … [Read more...]

Children with Epilepsy and Comorbid Conditions by Liu Lin Thio, MD, PhD

Introduction All parents want their children to have the highest quality of life possible. The same is true of parents who have a child living with a chronic condition such as epilepsy. Obviously, these children will attain this goal only if the symptoms of their condition are eliminated or at least minimized. However, the symptoms of comorbid conditions can have an equal or even greater impact on their quality of life. Comorbid conditions refer to conditions that co-occur more frequently … [Read more...]

Executive Review by Darla Templeton

Many of you have called the office and talked with Kathleen. Many of you have attended an epilepsy program where Kathleen presented. Many of you have received packets of information from Kathleen. Many of you have gathered at the office and discussed your child’s challenges and Kathleen was there for support. Many of you have read the newsletter that Kathleen edits. Many of you have attended a seminar that Kathleen has organized. Many of you have attended a professional advisory board meeting … [Read more...]

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