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Voice Epilepsy Episode 13: Canada-Wide Neurodevelopmental Study Seeks BC Family Participation

Voice Epilepsy Episode 13: Canada-Wide Neurodevelopmental Study Seeks BC Family Participation

March 30, 2021

In this episode of the Voice Epilepsy™ podcast, host Kim Davidson, is joined by Psychologist, Dr. Patrick McGrath and Research Assistant, Chaya Seale from the IWK Health Centre to discuss the Strongest Families Neurodevelopmental Study (part of the CHILD-BRIGHT Network).

The Strongest Families Neurodevelopmental Program, “Parents Empowering Neurodiverse Kids”, has been developed to deliver evidence-based care to families in the comfort of their own homes. Our program includes 11 skill-based education sessions, weekly telephone support from trained coaches, video/audio skill demonstrations, and a Parent-to-Parent online support group. 

This study is looking for participation from parents of children with neurodevelopmental issues and/or epilepsy.

For more information on this study, you can visit www.crfh.ca/neuro or contact them by telephone by dialing 1-877-341-8309 and then hitting Menu Option 1 and then Menu Option 2.

To sign up to take part in this research study, please visit www.mystudies.ca/studies/neuro.

Voice Epilepsy Episode 12 Interview with Cassidy Megan, Founder of Purple Day®

Voice Epilepsy Episode 12 Interview with Cassidy Megan, Founder of Purple Day®

March 18, 2021

"I have many heroes and here is a special one … tens of millions worldwide know her! She's been honoured by the Queen, NASA and dignitaries from around the world … modest, humble, kind and Canadian. She is Cassidy Megan, Founder of International Purple Day® for Epilepsy Awareness."
-Kim Davidson, Voice Epilepsy™ Podcast Host

Cassidy Megan joins us on the Voice Epilepsy™ podcast as host Kim Davidson, the CEO & Executive Director of the BC Epilepsy Society and the Founder of the I AM A VOICE for Epilepsy Awareness™ campaign, interviews Cassidy to discuss all of the amazing things that she has done to grow global awareness of epilepsy.

Listen to learn how Cassidy’s reach went beyond Earth’s stratosphere and into space when astronaut, Ricky Arnold, wore purple on the Space Station on Purple Day® and all of the staff at NASA's Mission Control Center in Houston were wearing purple as well. Or how she helped to set a Guiness World Record for the largest seizure first aid training session. And much more!

Happy Purple Month and Happy Purple Day® everyone!

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