Epilepsy 101

An overview of epilepsy including seizure classification  and identification, seizure first-aid, and most common treatment  options.

Speaker:
Dr. Robert Bonwetsch,
Associated Neurologists, PC
Recorded on: January 18, 2017 

Click here to register to listen to a recording of this webinar

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=MR5QLVZ8XSw

Legal Advocacy

 Learn about legal rights specific to epilepsy and how to advocate for yourself in areas of education and employment.

Recorded on: February 17, 2017
Speaker: Cherree Sanders, MSW
Epilepsy Foundation
Jeanne A Carpenter Legal Defense Fund

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0V59G3zlsI&t=7s

Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES)

Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: an Introduction for patients and loved ones.

Recorded on: March 15, 2017
Speaker:
Lorna Meyers, Ph.D
Director Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizure Program
Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group


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https://youtu.be/TXKNHSloLQI

Understanding the EEG
The following questions about the EEG will be addressed: What is an EEG? What does it do? How is it used in diagnosing Epilepsy?

Speaker:
Erica Schyler, MD
Hartford Hospital Neuroscience Center
Recorded on: April 18, 2017


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https://youtu.be/c_Fqt_WK-pk

Anti-Epileptic Drugs

Learn how these drugs are prescribed including most common side affects and interactions with other medication.

Speaker: Kamil Detyniecki, MD
Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Recorded on: May 22, 2017

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https://youtu.be/p2pZJUu4sLQ

Dietary Therapy for Adults
Dietary therapy is an approach to help control seizures, usually in conjunction with seizure medications.  This webinar will focus on the most common diets used to treat Epilepsy.

Speaker: Ilisa Nussbaum
Yale New Haven Hospital
Recorded on:
June 20, 2017

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https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=pmoql7L3_xU

Adjusting to a Diagnosis of Epilepsy

The process of adjusting to a new diagnosis of epilepsy will be discussed; as well as ways to ease this adjustment.

Recorded on: September  29, 2017
Speaker: Carrie Erwin, LCSW
Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

*To listen to a recording of this webinar click on the link below to register.

https://youtu.be/hXfUTdL2KMQ


Education Law in CT

Come learn of your child's eligibility under the IDEA and section 504, important things parents need to know about discipline and bullying, and some tips for self-advocacy.

Recorded on: October 11, 2017
Speaker: Larissa Johnson, Esq.
Ad Lauream

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https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=FowauB7efe4


Special Needs Planning

Topics include:

Available supports and services and eligibility requirements for individuals with Epilepsy.
Special Needs Trusts, including how to establish/fund the trust, and the rules for using the funds; and ABLE accounts.

Recorded on: November 10, 2017
Speaker: Kathleen D. Tetreault, Esq.
Disability Planning Partners, Inc.

*To listen to a recording of this webinar click on the link to register.

https://youtu.be/wHKbIZKISew

 








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