It’s been almost two years since my last seizure. Doctors talk a lot about “auras,” warning signs or premonitions of an impending episode, but the experience is a lot more nuanced and frightening than any pamphlet about epilepsy can tell you. There are six different types of seizures, ranging in severity from muscle stiffness and rigidity—tonic—to a grand mal, or […]
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Two fourth-year radio and television arts students are in the process of creating an interactive documentary to raise awareness of epilepsy. The interactive, called Grey Matter, will portray everything a person with epilepsy feels, sees and hears when they experience an episode. Kattie Laur and Anthony Suen are the masterminds behind the project. “I have personal relationships with people who […]