Navigating Epilepsy: The Road Ahead

Qué Necesitas saber si la Epilepsia ha Tocado tu Vida was just published in Spanish (Español) in response to the needs of the Spanish-speaking epilepsy community

Qué Necesitas saber si la Epilepsia ha Tocado tu Vida was just published in Spanish (Español) in response to the needs of the Spanish-speaking epilepsy community

Reading and understanding a book about epilepsy in English can be tough.  Imagine trying to read about epilepsy in English when you don’t really know English all that well.  Dr. Lancman, medical director of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group and epileptologist of 20+ years) who is himself also of Hispanic heritage (Argentina) decided to tackle the project of writing Qué Necesitas saber si...

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The American Epilepsy Society holds its annual meeting: moving epilepsy treatment forward and up

The American Epilepsy Society holds its annual meeting: moving epilepsy treatment forward and up

Did you know that every year the American Epilepsy Society holds a massive conference on epilepsy that brings together epilepsy specialists from all over the world to present the most updated findings about epilepsy diagnosis in children and adults, epilepsy treatment, genetics, devices to diagnose and promote safety in epilepsy, the psychology of epilepsy, and more. The conference lasts several...

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Educational Assessment of Your Child

Educational Assessment of Your Child

If your child has epilepsy, it’s likely that you have a lot of questions and concerns about how this condition may or may not affect their academic development, and about what you can do to ensure your child is learning to his or her highest potential. Although not all children diagnosed with epilepsy will experience learning difficulties, some may.  If they do, this may be a difficult...

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About this Blog

About this Blog

So, you’ve been diagnosed with epilepsy. Perhaps this is a new diagnosis; perhaps you’ve been living with this condition for years. Either way, chances are you have many questions and concerns about how this condition will affect your life in general, not just your health. Your epileptologist (physician who specialized in epilepsy) or neurologist can certainly help you decide on medical...

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