#AOENEWS - OCTOBER '20

Angels Of Epilepsy Latest News, Articles, Blogs, & More!

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National Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is October 4-10, 2020. This is to raise awareness that mental illnesses are treated medical conditions, and there is help and hope for children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.


Let's talk about about it and raise the awareness. Doing this will help save many lives!


For more information, visit the National Alliance on Mental Illness at www.nami.org

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The wearable device can generate an advanced warning about an upcoming seizure that will be sent to a smartphone up to an hour prior to its onset. The system was out-licensed for further development and commercialisation to NeuroHelp, a start-up company that was recently founded by BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of BGU and Dr. Oren Shriki, the Department of Cognitive and Brain Sciences at BGU and NeuroHelp's scientific founder.

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A Pennsylvania mother has her 5-year-old son — and Amazon's Alexa — to thank for saving her life after the boy used the smart device to call for help while she suffered an epileptic seizure.


Just one week before Natalie Neal received a call from her grandson, Tyrion Spann, notifying her of the medical emergency, the grandmother said she decided to program Alexa so that Tyrion could call whenever he wanted, ABC affiliate WPVI reported.

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September 15 - October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month!

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We support the many epilepsy survivors and families in the Hispanic communities! If you need any assistance or resources, contact Angels Of Epilepsy Foundation at www.angelsofepilepsy.org or the Epilepsy Foundation at www.epilepsy.com/EnEspanol


Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

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