Faces of Epilepsy

Grateful for EFL

Grateful for EFL

September 16, 2021 1:06 pm

Joana Fernandes is a 56-year-old female, who began experiencing complex partial and grand mal seizures at the age of 25 years old. The client lived…

Turning the Corner

Turning the Corner

September 8, 2021 4:26 pm

When Chelsea was about 18 years old when she started drinking and partying. She was at her grandparents’ house one night and started having nocturnal…

Be Patient and Have Faith

Be Patient and Have Faith

August 4, 2021 11:52 am

Written by: Manuel Rosario I was born in Dominican Republic and all my seizures happened there. When I was about 13 years old (1993), I had my first…

Major Impact

Major Impact

July 28, 2021 10:05 am

Meet Denis Zepeda, a client with Epilepsy Florida for over eight years. Denis was diagnosed with epilepsy in his home country Nicaragua at the age…

Finding the “Peace” of the Puzzle

Finding the “Peace” of the Puzzle

July 14, 2021 10:20 am

Meet Chariyah Smith... She was referred by a social worker for UM Epilepsy Center where she was  recently diagnosed with epilepsy. She is being monitored by UM’s…

Understanding Epilepsy

Understanding Epilepsy

June 23, 2021 3:34 pm

Emmit Donaldson and his family became part of the Epilepsy Florida family via research on the internet by his mother and through a neurologist recommendation.…

Living With Epilepsy

Living With Epilepsy

June 15, 2021 7:53 pm

Living with Epilepsy is like living knowing a thief might come in the night. You do not know what time it will strike, but you…

The Help I Needed

The Help I Needed

June 9, 2021 3:16 pm

My name is Moriah, I am a 24 year old living with epilepsy and I've been part of Epilepsy Florida for over 1 year. My…

A Mother’s Wish

A Mother’s Wish

June 2, 2021 1:37 pm

My name is Leslie Taleno, I have two wonderful daughters. Ava (14) and Mia (13). Mia is a bit different from other kids her age. She…

Being Part of a Family

Being Part of a Family

May 26, 2021 2:39 pm

Patrick Rosser came to EFL referred by a friend. He faced the following problems of not knowing anything about epilepsy, misdiagnosis and not feeling part…

Courage for a Single Mom

Courage for a Single Mom

May 19, 2021 2:32 pm

Two months before her 5th birthday Eriona was diagnosed with absent seizures. Eriona is a beautiful, sweet and caring 12 year old girl. Anywhere she…

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