Epilepsy Awareness Month

Look at this: a post two days in a row! Must be a miracle!

The real reason I’m posting again so soon is that I would be negligent in my advocacy for Epilepsy Awareness if I didn’t point out that November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. So show your purple! Read about ways to help, or brush up on your facts:

Did you know that 1 in 26 people will develop Epilepsy in their lifetime?

 

1 in 26 Epilepsy Awareness

1 in 26 Epilepsy Awareness

Or that there are approximately 2.2 million people living with Epilepsy in the USA right now?

Another way to look at this is that every 4 minutes someone gets a diagnosis of Epilepsy.

Do you remember Coach Kill of the University of Minnesota who had a seizure on the sidelines last September? There had been calls for his resignation, and heartless jokes. But last Saturday, during the University of Minnesota v. Ohio State game, also referred to as the “Go-Pher Epilepsy Awareness game,” the players donned an Epilepsy Awareness decal on their helmets for their Coach, and all the rest.

So Talk About It! So that we can Dare To live our lives, and help people to realize that:

Invisible Disability

Invisible Disability

Like Epilepsy or Diabetes. Oh, and November is also Diabetes Awareness Month.

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