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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: Striving for Independence

What does independence mean to you and what tools can help you safely work towards your independence goals? In this webinar, Kevin Thomas, MSW and Kelly Mick BA, will help attendees consider different ways independence can look for individuals living with epilepsy. Along the way, they’ll explore aspects of navigating

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Emotional Health and Stress Management

This webinar will address the connection between emotional health, stress and epilepsy, with the further complications of life during a pandemic. Community Educator Kay King from NAMI Minnesota will help participants understand how and why COVID-19 has impacted people’s mental health, how some communities have been disproportionately impacted, and steps

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Diet and Physical Activity

Diet and physical activity are crucial components for living a healthy lifestyle and can have numerous benefits for those living with epilepsy, their family, and their caregivers. Join this webinar to hear Nate Hendrickson, Director of Special Needs at TNT Kid’s Fitness and Gymnastics, talk about the power of movement

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Wellness Wednesday Webinar Series: Sleep and Epilepsy

Sleep is necessary for optimal body and mind functioning, yet many do not make sleep a priority in their daily routine — especially those with chronic health conditions such as epilepsy. In this webinar, Denise Leighty, PNP, will define what sleep health is, how sleep and epilepsy impact one another,

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Brain Surgery in Epilepsy Webinar

If you or your loved one has failed two or more seizure medications, you might be wondering about what other treatment options exist. Learn about the various surgical options for epilepsy and how someone can start the process of finding out if they are a surgical candidate. The webinar will

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Seizure Smart Webinar (60 minutes)

1 in 10 people will have a seizure in their lifetime. 1 in 26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy. This 60-minute webinar will provide training on recognizing the most common seizures types and responding appropriately. Participants will also learn about the causes of epilepsy, triggers, and treatment options. Register here!

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Reasonable Accommodations in Employment Webinar

One of the most important protections available to individuals with disabilities under Title I of the ADA is the right to receive reasonable accommodations. But what exactly is a reasonable accommodation, when does it have to be provided, and how does a person go about requesting it? These questions and

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Epilepsy and Medical Implant Devices Webinar

If you or your loved one has failed two or more seizure medications, you might be wondering about what other treatment options exist. Learn about the available implant devices including “RNS” Responsive Neurostimulation, “VNS” Vagus Nerve Stimulation, and “DBS” Deep Brain Stimulation that are used to manage seizures. **This webinar

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Epilepsy and Emergency Medication Webinar

The Epilepsy and Emergency Medication Webinar is an opportunity to learn more about epilepsy and emergency medications right from your own device. EFMN’s hour-long presentation is a resource that helps participants understand what rescue medications are, learn more about the different medication options, and resources to learn about the multiple

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