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Our Mission

To serve as the forum for women and children affected by epilepsy to share their stories, to increase awareness, and to lead toward cutting-edge research for epilepsy.

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Most Women with epilepsy have normal pregnancies, but appear to be at risk for problems during pregnancy and adverse outcomes in their children. The purpose of this observational study is to establish the risk and determine the factors or contributions to those risks. Learn more at www.neadstudy.org.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Don’t be a “Yes-Man”…. Advocate
    Don’t be a “Yes-Man”…. Advocate

    As I sit and reflect on things that I have heard from parents and the things happening in society I am reminded of what my role is as an ADVOCATE. When I look up the word Advocate in the dictionary th…

  • This isn’t what I would have chosen
    This isn’t what I would have chosen

    As Mother’s Day is here, I have thought about what Mother’s Day means to me personally. For me at times, it has been hard to juggle three little children especially having one child with a…

  • Silence
    Silence

    When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. ~Malala Yousafzai In this world we don’t always see the reason why things happen. I often find myself thinking why has this happe…

  • Looking Forward with Dr. Jim McAuley of Ohio State University
    Looking Forward with Dr. Jim McAuley of Ohio State University

    Hello and let me introduce myself. My name is Dr. Jim McAuley and I am the Clinical Pharmacist in our Multidisciplinary Epilepsy Clinic and a consultant to our High-Risk OB clinic at Ohio State Univer…

  • Struggle
    Struggle

    Fall has set in and winter is approaching quickly…. I have not written in quite some time. I have been asked, “When are you going to write again? I am waiting to see your next update.” I h…

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About Brandy Parker-McFadden


I have had epilepsy for 20 years. I have generalized tonic-clonic seizures. While I am in the group of people with epilepsy that is controlled, I realize the importance of epilepsy research. Epilepsy research falls further behind other neurological diseases. My hope is for a cure for epilepsy. Until that time comes… Read More

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