Epilepsy Awareness Day

My personal experiences with seizures and idiopathic epilepsy

I am not currently diagnosed with epilepsy, but I did struggle with idiopathic seizures in my mid-twenties (idiopathic essentially means they don’t know how or why they started).

Unfortunately, being a young female with mental health issues and unexplained medical problems often leads to doctors and other medical professionals to assume one of two things.

Either you’re faking or it’s “just anxiety”.

Read my story in Neurodiversified.


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Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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