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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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Webinar: Accessing Healthcare in Epilepsy That’s Right for You

Choosing the appropriate level of medical care can make a major difference in the successful management of epilepsy, but many people are unaware of their options or unsure about which type of healthcare provider is best for them. In this webinar, Dr. Katherine Nickels of Mayo Clinic will explore the

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Webinar: Talking with Your Doctor – How to Get the Most Out of Your Visit

Treatment of epilepsy is a process that requires patients, caregivers and doctors to work together as a team. This webinar will address how to effectively communicate with your doctor to make the most of the brief time you have with them during an office visit. You’ll learn what types of

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Employment and Epilepsy

Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits private employers, State and local governments, employment agencies, and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. We welcome Cindy

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Epilepsy in an Educational Setting/Environment

Learn from school nurses about recognizing and responding to seizures, what treatment options are available, and the possible impacts of epilepsy and seizures in the education setting. Discover how to support your children and student as you learn about triggers, medication side effects, memory or learning difficulties, tips for effective

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