Advocacy

An International Celebration of Inclusion

Posted by Lauren Fedele on Dec 2, 2022 4:29:53 PM

Since 1992, the United Nations has recognized December 3rd as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This day not only celebrates those with disabilities but also promotes an understanding of disability issues and generates support for the community. It serves as a reminder of the actions each person can take to protect the disabled community from discrimination and other hardships they face each day to create a more diverse...

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National Epilepsy Awareness Month

Posted by Lauren Fedele on Nov 9, 2022 10:46:16 AM

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month (NEAM). According to the Epilepsy Foundation, epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes recurring, unprovoked seizures. Seizures are the main symptom of epilepsy and are caused by an interruption in normal brain signals. Often the cause is completely unknown, and not all seizures are the result of epilepsy.   

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