November Is Epilepsy Awareness Month
Thirty- six- year- old Noa is completely functional. He eats, holds a conversation and having a grand mal seizure in the shower one day. He had off the water, and struggled to protect Noa’s head from
Epilepsy is a neurological condition in which a person has repeated seizures — a sudden, brief disruption of electrical activity in the brain. Epilepsy is a general term for a range of seizure disorders. neurological condition after 15,000 individuals live with epilepsy.
Hawai‘i leads the fight to overcome t he challenges of living with epilepsy and accelerate therapies to stop Hawai‘i Epilepsy Society to serve as an additional service and resource to individuals living with epilepsy in the officially incorporated as a been operating as an inde
tion of Hawai‘i provides education, advocacy and support for individuals and their care- givers impacted by epilepsy. The organization offers a variety of programs, such as therapy, and epilepsy aware sentations and trainings.
Hawai‘i is a lean nonprofit organization with a volunteer board of directors and an active volunteer program. When you donate to Epilepsy money goes directly to epilepsy programs and services in Hawai‘i.
ality, Noa and those living with epilepsy have to deal with the daily uncontrollable occurrence of seizures. How the rest of us can help is by staying calm, timing the sei important of all, being compassionate and sensitive to the situation.
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Epilepsy Foundation of Hawai‘i volunteers wave signs at the capitol to raise awareness for Epilepsy Awareness Month in November.