The Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Listen Live
Classical 24
Children and Epilepsy
August 29, 2012  

For years, people with seizure disorders have been stigmatized. Even today, epilepsy remains widely misunderstood, and the disease can particularly difficult for children, and for their parents. What services and treatments are available? What about research for causes and cures?


Listen to the audio


Host Keith Shortall was joined by:

Susan Axelrod, Chair of CURE--Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (Chicago)

Christy Shake, mother of Calvin, who has epilepsy
Christy's Blog

Dr. Peter Morrison, pediatric neurologist with Maine Medical Center

Click For more information about epilepsy


Maine Calling


Become a Fan of the NEW MPBNNews Facebook page. Get news, updates and unique content to share and discuss:

Recommended by our audience on Facebook:
Copyright © 2014 Maine Public Broadcasting Network. All rights reserved.