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Epilepsy Advocate Radio is one of the many resources offered by Epilepsy Advocate—a community of people and their families living with epilepsy. Epilepsy Advocate Radio provides inspirational stories and commentary from people living with epilepsy in a series of individual interviews, led by Epilepsy Advocate Chris Maxwell. The second season of Epilepsy Advocate Radio will focus on an important theme, “OK is Not Good Enough!” meaning that people living with epilepsy should feel like they are working with their doctor to do everything possible, and get the best support, to reach epilepsy independence and achieve their goals. For questions and comments about Epilepsy Advocate Radio or to submit future show ideas please email EARadio@cooneywaters.com. For more information about Epilepsy Advocate, go to EpilepsyAdvocate.com or find us on Facebook: Facebook.com/EpilepsyAdvocate.

Latest Episodes

OK is Not Good Enough!

Epilepsy Advocate Chris M. introduces the second season of Epilepsy Advocate Radio. Chris will talk to two Epilepsy Advocates and an epileptologist who will discuss how striving for optimal seizure control makes it possible to live beyond the boundaries of epilepsy.

5 MIN2011 MAR 28
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OK is Not Good Enough!

Becoming an Independent Young Adult

Alyssa K. recently graduated from community college and is now attending a four year university. In high school, Alyssa was experiencing seizures and was not ready to move away from home to attend college. Alyssa decided that her situation was definitely not good enough. So by working with her doctor, she found different medical options that helped control her seizures, and gave her the courage to move away from home and gain a new sense of independence.

7 MIN2011 MAR 28
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Becoming an Independent Young Adult

Living Beyond the Boundaries of Epilepsy

Heather E., a busy wife, mother and scholar, has overcome many challenges to get where she is today in her seizure freedom. Heather shares her journey and how she lives beyond the boundaries of epilepsy everyday. Just recently, Heather achieved a huge milestone of regaining her driver’s license!

7 MIN2011 MAR 28
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Living Beyond the Boundaries of Epilepsy

Getting the Most Out of Your Medical Care

Chris M. interviews Dr. Cantrell, an epileptologist at the North Texas Neuroscience Center in Dallas. Dr. Cantrell shares encouragement on how you can become an empowered patient to get the most out of your medical care and achieve life goals beyond seizure management. Dr. Cantrell also offers guidance on working with your doctor to achieve seizure control with minimal side effects.

6 MIN2011 MAR 28
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Getting the Most Out of Your Medical Care

The Value of Education

LaKeisha P. has overcome some major obstacles. As a young woman, LaKeisha got into a serious car accident and learned she had epilepsy. She couldn’t work because of her injuries, and as a result lost her house. After recovering, LaKeisha is now committed to getting her education and today, this mother of three is about to complete her degree in Christian Ministries thanks to the 2010 UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship.

9 MIN2010 NOV 19
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The Value of Education

Seizure Response Dogs: Training

Epilepsy Advocate Radio host Chris M. interviews Tib Holland, Director of Development at Canine Assistants, a non-profit that provides seizure-response dogs to deserving people living with epilepsy to help them live independently. Seizure-response dogs are specially trained to perform tasks that help people living with epilepsy, like remaining next to the person during a seizure, summoning help, or retrieving a phone prior to the seizure when indicated by the recipient.

8 MIN2010 NOV 19
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Seizure Response Dogs: Training

Seizure Response Dogs and Families

Epilepsy Advocate Amy W. shares her family’s story of how a very special dog named Lucia helps her eleven-year-old son, Spencer live more independently with epilepsy.

6 MIN2010 NOV 18
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Seizure Response Dogs and Families

Real Challenges and Real Successes

Epilepsy Advocate Chris M. previews the “Real Challenges and Real Successes” show, which highlights the obstacles people have faced when diagnosed with epilepsy and real life success stories.Chris M., Epilepsy Advocate Living with Epilepsy for 14 yearsCollege campus pastorAuthorFather of three

4 MIN2010 SEP 30
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Real Challenges and Real Successes

Regain Confidence, Move Forward

At 40 years old, Epilepsy Advocate Marla H. was already experiencing multiple life challenges. She was unhappy with her marriage and contemplating divorce, raising three teenagers and pursuing her undergraduate degree in interdisciplinary studies. As if that wasn’t enough, she also experienced her first seizure. The resulting epilepsy diagnosis posed a whole new set of challenges. Marla had to find the right doctor, cope with driving restrictions and regain her confidence in order to move forward with her life. Marla H. Epilepsy Advocate

14 MIN2010 SEP 30
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Regain Confidence, Move Forward

Achieve Seizure Control, Overcome Depression

Epilepsy Advocate Rick S. was diagnosed with epilepsy during his first year of college – a time when most young people are beginning to assert their independence. Instead, Rick struggled with how to cope with an epilepsy diagnosis and resulting depression. Rick now has his seizures under control, managed his depression and regained his independence. Rick S. Epilepsy Advocate

14 MIN2010 SEP 30
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Achieve Seizure Control, Overcome Depression
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Latest Episodes

OK is Not Good Enough!

Epilepsy Advocate Chris M. introduces the second season of Epilepsy Advocate Radio. Chris will talk to two Epilepsy Advocates and an epileptologist who will discuss how striving for optimal seizure control makes it possible to live beyond the boundaries of epilepsy.

5 MIN2011 MAR 28
Comments
OK is Not Good Enough!

Becoming an Independent Young Adult

Alyssa K. recently graduated from community college and is now attending a four year university. In high school, Alyssa was experiencing seizures and was not ready to move away from home to attend college. Alyssa decided that her situation was definitely not good enough. So by working with her doctor, she found different medical options that helped control her seizures, and gave her the courage to move away from home and gain a new sense of independence.

7 MIN2011 MAR 28
Comments
Becoming an Independent Young Adult

Living Beyond the Boundaries of Epilepsy

Heather E., a busy wife, mother and scholar, has overcome many challenges to get where she is today in her seizure freedom. Heather shares her journey and how she lives beyond the boundaries of epilepsy everyday. Just recently, Heather achieved a huge milestone of regaining her driver’s license!

7 MIN2011 MAR 28
Comments
Living Beyond the Boundaries of Epilepsy

Getting the Most Out of Your Medical Care

Chris M. interviews Dr. Cantrell, an epileptologist at the North Texas Neuroscience Center in Dallas. Dr. Cantrell shares encouragement on how you can become an empowered patient to get the most out of your medical care and achieve life goals beyond seizure management. Dr. Cantrell also offers guidance on working with your doctor to achieve seizure control with minimal side effects.

6 MIN2011 MAR 28
Comments
Getting the Most Out of Your Medical Care

The Value of Education

LaKeisha P. has overcome some major obstacles. As a young woman, LaKeisha got into a serious car accident and learned she had epilepsy. She couldn’t work because of her injuries, and as a result lost her house. After recovering, LaKeisha is now committed to getting her education and today, this mother of three is about to complete her degree in Christian Ministries thanks to the 2010 UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship.

9 MIN2010 NOV 19
Comments
The Value of Education

Seizure Response Dogs: Training

Epilepsy Advocate Radio host Chris M. interviews Tib Holland, Director of Development at Canine Assistants, a non-profit that provides seizure-response dogs to deserving people living with epilepsy to help them live independently. Seizure-response dogs are specially trained to perform tasks that help people living with epilepsy, like remaining next to the person during a seizure, summoning help, or retrieving a phone prior to the seizure when indicated by the recipient.

8 MIN2010 NOV 19
Comments
Seizure Response Dogs: Training

Seizure Response Dogs and Families

Epilepsy Advocate Amy W. shares her family’s story of how a very special dog named Lucia helps her eleven-year-old son, Spencer live more independently with epilepsy.

6 MIN2010 NOV 18
Comments
Seizure Response Dogs and Families

Real Challenges and Real Successes

Epilepsy Advocate Chris M. previews the “Real Challenges and Real Successes” show, which highlights the obstacles people have faced when diagnosed with epilepsy and real life success stories.Chris M., Epilepsy Advocate Living with Epilepsy for 14 yearsCollege campus pastorAuthorFather of three

4 MIN2010 SEP 30
Comments
Real Challenges and Real Successes

Regain Confidence, Move Forward

At 40 years old, Epilepsy Advocate Marla H. was already experiencing multiple life challenges. She was unhappy with her marriage and contemplating divorce, raising three teenagers and pursuing her undergraduate degree in interdisciplinary studies. As if that wasn’t enough, she also experienced her first seizure. The resulting epilepsy diagnosis posed a whole new set of challenges. Marla had to find the right doctor, cope with driving restrictions and regain her confidence in order to move forward with her life. Marla H. Epilepsy Advocate

14 MIN2010 SEP 30
Comments
Regain Confidence, Move Forward

Achieve Seizure Control, Overcome Depression

Epilepsy Advocate Rick S. was diagnosed with epilepsy during his first year of college – a time when most young people are beginning to assert their independence. Instead, Rick struggled with how to cope with an epilepsy diagnosis and resulting depression. Rick now has his seizures under control, managed his depression and regained his independence. Rick S. Epilepsy Advocate

14 MIN2010 SEP 30
Comments
Achieve Seizure Control, Overcome Depression
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