There were purple streamers and balloons, cookies with purple icing, purple props for the photo booth and purple prizes for games. The purple party in Stella Miller’s fifth grade classroom at W.S. Stinson Elementary School in Canal Fulton was a celebration of Epilepsy Awareness Month and a reward for Stella’s class in collecting the most […]
Purple shirts. Purple ties. Purple scrubs, sweaters and dresses. Akron Children’s neurology and neurodevelopmental science team celebrated Purple Day, an international grassroots effort to build awareness for epilepsy.
Epilepsy Awareness Day, also known as “Purple Day,” was founded in 2008 by 9-year-old Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia with the help of her local chapter of the Epilepsy Association.