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You can watch selected videos from the BC Epilepsy Society, the Epilepsy Foundation, and other organizations below.


Epilepsy: A Guide for Patients and Families
This DVD helps answer questions that people with newly diagnosed epilepsy and their caregivers often have. It provides clear and comprehensive information about different types of epilepsy and how it can be managed. It also features engaging interviews from people who have it. Length: 28 minutes

Epilepsy and Seizure Information for Schools
(7 minute version)
This DVD explains facts about seizures and epilepsy, including recognizing seizures and first aid. It describes associated learning difficulties and teaching strategies to assist children with epilepsy. It was produced by the BC Epilepsy Society. Length: 7 minutes

Epilepsy and Seizure Information for Schools
(22 minute version)
This DVD explains facts about seizures and epilepsy, including recognizing seizures and first aid. It describes associated learning difficulties and teaching strategies to assist children with epilepsy. It was produced by the BC Epilepsy Society. Length: 22 minute

Seizures and You: Take Charge of the Facts
This award-winning educational DVD teaches teens the facts about epilepsy and seizures. It is directed not only to teens with epilepsy, but also their friends and classmates. It teaches how to recognize common seizure types and to respond appropriately to them through first aid and compassion. For ages 12-18. Length: 9 minutes

I Have Epilepsy Too
Children with epilepsy discuss their experiences with seizures and coping with the physical and emotional aspects of epilepsy. The primary message is that epilepsy is only one part of their lives. For ages 7-11. Length: 10 minutes

Because You Are My Friend
Narrated by a child, this animated DVD provides young children with a simple and clear understanding of epilepsy. Describes seizures, first aid, differences, and the importance of friendship. For ages 4-9. Length: 5 minutes

You Can't Swallow Your Tongue During a Seizure!
A humorous, lighthearted, and quirky take on seizure first aid procedures. The PSA was produced by Shane Nasmith, directed by Devon Villard, edited by Sam Trounce, and with music composed by Sam Levin. On May 9, 2013, the BC Epilepsy Society was awarded the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters Humanitarian Award.

Epilepsy Awareness With Seizure Man
A look at the importance of a healthy lifestyle and epilepsy. The PSA was developed with a team of volunteer writers, actors, and director David Footman. In 2010, Charity Village selected "Seizure Man" as one of the 15 best charity PSAs in Canada.

Genetics and Epilepsy
Dr. Michelle Demos, a neurologist specializing in genetics, presents information on genetics as it relates to epilepsy. (approx. 1 hour)

Epilepsy and Memory
The speaker is Dr. Jing Ee Tan, a Registered Psychologist with expertise in neuropsychology. (approx. 1 hour)

Sleep and Epilepsy
Dr. James Lee, a neurologist specializing in sleep disorders, speaks about how epilepsy could effect sleep. (approx. 1 hour)

Epilepsy Surgery
Dr. Chantelle Hrazdil, an adult neurologist specializing in epilepsy presents information on surgery options. (approx. 1 hour)

Mindfulness, Stress, and Health for Patients and Families with Epilepsy
Dr. Dzung Vo from the Department of Pediatrics at BC Children's Hospital presents ways for adults, children, and caregivers to increase their mindfulness of their mental and physical health, the potential relationship between stress and seizures, and strategies for self-care. (approx. 1 hour)

Women with Epilepsy - Part 1
Dr. Tiffany Townsend, an adult neurologist specializing in epilepsy presents information about hormones, menopause, pregnancy, medications, and other issues relating to women with epilepsy. (1 hour and 26 minutes)

Women with Epilepsy - Part 2
Dr. Tiffany Townsend, an adult neurologist specializing in epilepsy presents information about hormones, menopause, pregnancy, medications, and other issues relating to women with epilepsy. (1 hour and 26 minutes)

Family Dynamics and Epilepsy - Part 3
Susan Murphy and Rita Marchildon

Family Dynamics and Epilepsy - Part 4
Question and Answer Period with Panel Members Dr. Joseph Zaide and Dr. Audrey Ho, a neuropsychologist and psychologist specializing in the treatment of individuals with epilepsy, along with Susan Murphy, a Registered Nurse and parent, and Rita Marchildon, a Child Life Specialist and parent discuss family dynamics while living with epilepsy. (1 hour and 24 minutes)

Developing Brains: From Learning to Life Choices
Dr. Bill Hamilton discusses the effects of epilepsy on the family. (39 minutes)

Epilepsy and Seizures 101
Dr. Linda Huh introduces parents to the basics of a life with epilepsy. (1 hour)

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