Part of Epilepsy South Eastern Ontario’s mission is to improve the quality of life for people living with epilepsy. Here you can find products and brochures to help you cope with epilepsy and inform others about this disorder. There are four main categories to guide you in your research.
1. Epilepsy Ontario’s Online Brochures
Epilepsy Ontario provides the following brochures to assist you in your epilepsy awareness efforts. In one convenient pamphlet, you can get quick facts about epilepsy in an easy-to-read layout. It’s the perfect tool for getting the conversation started about seizure disorders.
Epilepsy is a very common neurological disorder, but there are many different types of epilepsy. Individually, a large number of epilepsy disorders are classified as rare diseases. A rare disease is one that affects a small number of people compared to the general population.
Orphanet is a web-based portal for all audiences that provides information on more than 5,000 rare diseases, including many different types of epilepsy.
3. Epilepsy Ontario’s Teaching Aids
The classroom is a great place to introduce students to epilepsy. Now with Perfection, you can start the conversation in your school. This program is specially designed to engage students in learning about seizure disorders through playacting and follow-up activities.
Check out reports from the experts and stories from members of your epilepsy community! These publications will give you all the facts from people who know the ins and outs of seizure disorders. There’s always something to learn when you look at epilepsy from a fresh perspective.
Have you heard about epilepsy on the radio? Maybe you read it online or in the paper, or saw it on the news. The media (in all forms!) is an important tool in helping spread the word about epilepsy and other seizure disorders. Find out what the news outlets are saying to bring epilepsy out of the shadows across the province.
6. Transitional Resource Guide
This document has been designed to provide information to assist families, primary care providers, case managers and social workers in the transition of epilepsy care for adolescents who are departing the pediatric system and entering the adult health care network.
The guidelines included in this document have been developed by a sub-group of the Epilepsy Implementation Task Force for any patient, family, or health care provider agencies engaged in the care of patients with epilepsy. They are based on current processes and represent expectations for the highest standards of epilepsy care.