Two of my four daughters have epilepsy and received their care from Akron Children’s neurology center. They are both determined and intelligent young ladies who are creative in how they “do life.”
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.
I have had my great niece since she was 2 months old. She is 16 now. The doctors and staff at Akron Children’s were great with her and all of us.
Have you ever noticed that your car never seems to make that knocking sound when you take it to the mechanic for a tune up?
Parents of children with epilepsy sometimes experience a similar problem explaining their children’s seizures to their epileptologist.
Dr. Deborah Holder, director of epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at Akron Children’s Hospital, knows the problem all too well. Parents report the child is seizing, sometimes as many as 200 seizures a day.
Akron Children’s is a great place to take your children. My daughter became epileptic Oct. 31st and has had 2 other seizures since, but their staff has been so wonderful while taking care of her. This last one she had was the worst one and had scared us all. We were camping and she was underneath the […]