Beyond Adversity

Enjoying Life After Adversity

RSS 2.0

Struggling with Epilepsy

2016-0811 Child with Epilepsy

By Kathleen Doheny | HealthDay News

Children and young adults with epilepsy face an array of psychological, physical and social challenges, a new analysis reveals.

Australian researchers reviewed 43 studies that included a total of more than 950 children, teens and young adults, and delved into [participant’s] experiences with the seizure disorder.

“Children with epilepsy feel vulnerable from a physical and a social perspective,” said study author Deepak Gill. He is a pediatric neurologist who heads the Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Service at the Children’s Hospital of Westmead, in New South Wales.

To read the full article by by Kathleen Doheny, click here.


Click here to read another Beyond Adversity post.

Thanks to all the people who unknowingly participated in the study, the researchers who designed and/or conducted the study; the analysts who summarized the data; Kathleen Doheny for writing an article about the study; Health Day News for committing its resources to the article; Google for helping me find the article; and all the people who, directly or indirectly made it possible to include the picture, text, or links in post.

Categories: Epilepsy Tags: , ,

Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

**** About The Author ****

During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.