Megan’s Girl Scout Gold Award Project

Megan’s Girl Scout Gold Award Project

Megan, now 22, was a Junior in high school and one day in class, the students had to standup and talk about diseases, etc. One girl stood up and said that Epilepsy was a disease. Megan came home and was really bothered about that and decided to educate the students at...
Emily’s Epileptic Days

Emily’s Epileptic Days

Emily has had epilepsy for 8 years but was officially diagnosed about 6 years ago. She has Generalized Epilepsy with Intractable Epilepsy. She is currently on two different medications to keep her seizures at bay. She has gone from having 3-5 seizures a day that would...
Aubryn’s Journey

Aubryn’s Journey

Aubryn is a very happy go lucky 13 year old that was recently diagnosed with Idiopathic Generalized Intractable Epilepsy. She was born health with no problems of anything. Once she turned 3 and started preschool, she became very hyper and was distracted very easily....
She Just Felt Like She Belonged…

She Just Felt Like She Belonged…

We were not registered last year, we happened to just be at Disney for this event and it was amazing! My daughter is not one who reaches out to people, she says away from other kids due to so much difficulty tracking conversations. Even at Disney it’s just...
Sofie’s Journey

Sofie’s Journey

This is a follow up to our original story from April 2014. We want to update families, so that people can see that continued progress and success is possible. We also want to update everyone on the growth of Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland and the upcoming event...
Sasha Pina

Sasha Pina

Hi my name is Sasha Pina. I am 21 years old and was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 16 a year after a traumatic brain injury. The diagnosis was Complex Partial seizures coming from my left temporal occipital lobe. The next step was to try and find the right...
Follow Your Passion!

Follow Your Passion!

I lived in Zimbabwe, was a springboard diving and swimming champion, and hit a diving board at the age of fourteen (14). Not long after, I was diagnosed with epilepsy. Still today, I am convinced this was due to puberty, a hormonal imbalance, and stress from exams at...
EADDL Over the Airwaves

EADDL Over the Airwaves

104.3 MYfm featured Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland during their radio broadcast as well as announcing it to their social media followers. Commenting, “We are highlighting Epilepsy Awareness (Day at Disneyland), a fantastic organization that helps people...
Raising Awareness and Education

Raising Awareness and Education

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