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Wellness Wednesday Webinar: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES)

What are the differences between epileptic seizures and psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES), and how can you tell which kind you have? Join Dr. Julia Doss, nationally recognized authority on non-epileptic seizures, to learn how PNES differs from epilepsy, what causes it, how it’s diagnosed, and treatment options shown to be

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Advocacy Listening Session

Join epilepsy advocates across the state to discuss our 2023 policy priorities, and share about policy issues that impact the lives of people living with epilepsy. We hope you will join us! Please register at the form below. JOIN MEETING

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar: Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) is a difficult topic to discuss, both for those living with epilepsy and the doctors who treat them. In this webinar, Alison Kukla and Cate Brocker from the Epilepsy Foundation of America will cover what is currently known about SUDEP, how to approach this

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar: Seizure Smart Schools Legislation – Supporting Children with Epilepsy

Join Sara Goodno, Advocacy and Public Policy Manager and Nikki Baker, Director of Healthcare Partnerships with EFMN to learn more about the recently passed Seizure Smart School legislation – what the law means, how this affects students with epilepsy, and how EFMN can support families impacted by epilepsy to ensure

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar: Childhood Epilepsies and Seizure Types

What do parents and caregivers need to know about epilepsy and seizures in children? Hear from an expert in the field of neurology on medical treatments for children with epilepsy, developmental issues to be aware of, learning and school considerations, and social/emotional concerns and supports. This webinar gives an overview

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar: Managing Anxiety and Depression in Epilepsy

A crucial part of epilepsy self-management is mental health. People with epilepsy experience anxiety and depression at higher rates than the general population. Hear from a clinical psychologist from the Minnesota Epilepsy Group to understand what anxiety and depression can look like in individuals living with epilepsy, ranging from children

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar: Social Security Disability

An epilepsy diagnosis can make you eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Join us on April 27 to learn about SSDI and SSI eligibility criteria for adults and children from Sara Cavallo, Coordinator with the Social Security Administration. This webinar includes information on the

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar: Navigating Your Epilepsy Diagnosis

Successful seizure and epilepsy management begins with understanding your diagnosis. Dr. Alexandra Sequeira (Epileptologist) from Sanford Health, and Dr. Bryan Mendes (Pediatric Epileptologist) from Minnesota Epilepsy Group, join us to share important information for newly diagnosed individuals and families. Join us to learn about the first steps to take following

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar: Medical Cannabis in Minnesota

A complete overview of medical cannabis for treating epilepsy in Minnesota. Included in this webinar is a pharmacist from Leafline Labs who shares how medical cannabis works to treat epilepsy and how it differs from over-the-counter CBD products. We’ll also touch on how to access medical cannabis and how to

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Wellness and Epilepsy: Bringing It All Together

Join us as we conclude the Wellness Wednesday Webinars series with Cate Brocker, Wellness Institute Director with the Epilepsy Foundation. Wellness includes many different areas of your life that may be affected by epilepsy or other health concerns. Join us as we connect all past webinars topics and learn the

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