Kids Speak Up 2013 by Emily and Susan Ramza

I was fortunate to attend┬áKids Speak Up, the Epilepsy Foundation Public Policy Institute in Washington, DC April 21-23. My mother joined me and I was one of 47 teens from around the country who came together to discuss ways to work to help improve the lives of the 2.2 million people with epilepsy in the United States. Emily Ramza, James Townsend and Susan Ramza at the Capitol. … [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...]

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