Category: Blog Posts

Dating and Epilepsy

Dating is a normal part of life, with challenges that everyone deals with. However, people with epilepsy not only face these challenges while dating but can also face additional challenges. If you have epilepsy and are dating or would like to start dating, read…

Emotional First Aid and Epilepsy

Despite being one of the most common neurological conditions, epilepsy is misunderstood, with many people still having inaccurate information, misconceptions and outdated views about epilepsy, leading to increased stigma. It has also been found that, for many people living with epilepsy, it is the…

Meet Chris

Chris Winwood works for the BC Epilepsy Society as the Epilepsy Education & Outreach Worker (Prince George). Chris is a graduate of the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), an adventurer and a person living with epilepsy. In a video by the BC Epilepsy…

Christine’s Story (Miss Canada 2019)

Meet Christine Jamieson, who uses her platform as Miss Canada 2019 to positively influence the people around her, inspire others, and raise awareness, education, and funding for epilepsy, a condition that she has had since being diagnosed at the age of 16. Christine is…

First Annual I AM A VOICE for Epilepsy Awareness™ Expo

The first annual I AM A VOICE for Epilepsy Awareness™ Expo was held on April 29th, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia and was put on by the I AM A VOICE for Epilepsy Awareness™ campaign in conjunction with the BC Epilepsy Society, which is…

Tyler’s Story

Meet Tyler Barton, a professional golfer living with epilepsy. Tyler was diagnosed with epilepsy at a young age, however he never let it limit him in achieving his goals. Tyler is a two-time World Long Drive Golfing Champion as well as an engineer, ordained…

Sabrina’s Story (Disneyland Epilepsy Awareness Day)

Meet Sabrina, a young woman living with epilepsy who was experiencing issues with seizure control and struggling with her epilepsy and other aspects of her life. She was being regularly treated by a neurologist and also receiving regular support for her epilepsy and related…