“We are offering this brochure free of charge nationwide. It is downloadable for reproduction and also for viewing online,” says Linda Walder Fiddle, Executive Director of The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation. She adds, “The brochure, which includes a fold-out chart of seizure symptoms and first-aid tips, can easily be displayed in all community settings such as schools, colleges, community centers, restaurants, fire and police stations. It is essential for EMS providers or for anyone who might be a first-responder that could make a life-saving difference.”
Dr. Ruth Nass, a specialist in pediatric neurology, states, “It is our goal to create broader awareness within the community about this co-condition; however, we would always advise that individuals and families discuss their questions and concerns with their own physician. This brochure is an excellent starting point to begin the discussion.”
Dr. Nass is a Professor of Child Neurology and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine and a nationally-recognized pediatric behavioral neurologist. She offers diagnosis and support to children with autism, ADD, and learning disabilities, as well as migraines and seizures.
The brochure reports that many people miss the more subtle signs of epilepsy and therefore also miss the opportunity for early diagnosis and treatment. The symptoms listed below are not necessarily indicators of epilepsy, and may be caused by some oth
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