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Our mission is to educate and support individuals with epilepsy and their families, to increase awareness in the general community and to facilitate prevention and management of epilepsy. This includes providing services and programs for people with Epilepsy, education, awareness, providing leadership in advocacy for epilepsy issues and collaborating with other community resources in support of the mission of the people with seizure disorders.
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HB-61 Rep. Mike Ball along with over 30 fellow Alabama Representatives have put forth a bill to loosen the restrictions on CBD Oil that has been found effective in treatment for some epilepsy types. This bill is known as Leni’s Law, named after Leni Young. This 4 year old began having seizures at 7 months. The CBD oil her parents received in Oregon, where it is legal, worked so well for Leni they were willing to relocate from Alabama to … read more
We all know Harrison Ford is a great actor, but it turns out that he’s a pretty stellar dad, too. Ford attended an event at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Find a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES) department, where he revealed that his daughter, Georgia Ford, has epilepsy. “She is joining me to thank FACES,” he told the Daily News of his 25-year-old daughter, who was also in attendance. “I admire a lot of things about her. I admire her … read more