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My daughter Claire is 12, growing from a sweet child into a very opinionated teen, from a little girl who still enjoys looking through picture books and watching cartoons with her siblings into a young woman who prefers looking through magazines and watching full-length movies while eating M&Ms. As with most parents, watching my baby grow up is bittersweet. Unlike most parents, however, I was not sure my daughter would ever make it to her teenage years.
Claire was born in 2006 with multiple and severe disabilities as a result of a chromosomal duplication present from conception. She has profound intellectual disabilities and cannot speak, feed herself or use the toilet on her own. She requires assistance with every aspect of her life, from getting dressed in the morning to brushing her teeth at night. She has a complex medical profile including autism, epilepsy and asthma.
Certified in Mental Health First-Aid
Natalie of Angels Of Epilepsy is excited to have completed the course trained to provide initial help to people experiencing problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis, and substance use disorders,
We are now certified in Mental Health First-Aid USA with the National Council For Behavioral Health. Thanks to State Associations Of Addition Services.
If you know someone in need of mental health services, feel free to contact Angels Of Epilepsy or a local charity, or health centers in your area.
A few months back, a new storefront appeared in my small Oregon town. Its shelves were packed with tinctures, jars of salve, coffee beans, bath bombs — even beard oil. This motley collection shared a single star ingredient: CBD.
Produced by the cannabis plant, CBD is the straitlaced cousin of marijuana’s more famous component — the THC that delivers a mind-swirling high. CBD, or cannabidiol, has no such intoxicating effects on the mind. Yet the molecule has captured people’s attention in a profound way, sold as a remedy for pain, anxiety, insomnia and other ailments — all without the high.
That neighborhood shop, CBD Scientific, is far from alone in its efforts to sell people on the benefits of CBD, which is found in both marijuana and hemp, two versions of the Cannabis sativa plant. CBD is popping up in products in pet stores, coffee shops and the health and beauty sections of mainstream grocery stores. It’s even being brewed into beer. I left the shop with a $5 bottle of water infused with “5,000,000 nanograms” of CBD.
AOE COMMUNITY MEET & GREET ON 3/30
ANGELS OF EPILEPSY WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE FOR COMING OUT TO OUR COMMUNITY MEET & GREET THAT TOOK PLACE IN SMYRNA - VININGS, GEORGIA ON MARCH 30TH!
WE HAD MANY SURVIVORS, PARENTS, FAMILIES, AND ADVOCATES TO MEET, CONVERSATE, AND RECEIVE MUCH EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES.
THANKS AGAIN AND JOIN OUR MAILING LIST TO RECEIVE INFORMATION FOR OUR UPCOMING EVENTS, SEMINARS, AND WORKSHOPS!
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Homemade Vitamin Water
- 2 cups of watermelon (sliced)
- 1 lime (sliced)
- 1 lemon (sliced)
- 1/2 red grapefruit (sliced)
- 1 medium cucumber (sliced)
- 12 mint leaves
- 2 quarts of water
- sparkling water (optional)
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Angels Of Epilepsy is in need of volunteers throughout the year for our upcoming seminars, workshops, hospital visits, and more.
We would love for you to enjoy and experience your service for the community with us!
Please email Angels Of Epilepsy to signup and we will send you more information.