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Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

Don’t Miss Tomorrow Night… Epilepsy Association “Zoom-Learn-Ask”

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Disability Attorney, Employees with Epilepsy May Experience Fearful Reactions of Co-Workers and Discrimination

Disability Attorney, Employees with Epilepsy May Experience Fearful Reactions of Co-Workers and Discrimination

Despite attempts by world health organizations to eradicate many of the fears surrounding epilepsy, employees living with epilepsy may experience illegal employment discrimination in both the public and private sectors. Centuries old superstitions, fears and fallacies about being in the presence of persons who have seizure disorders have their historical roots associating seizure disorders with […]

Martin Marietta Materials : Federal Court In North Carolina Rules Regarding Reasonable Accommodations

Martin Marietta Materials : Federal Court In North Carolina Rules Regarding Reasonable Accommodations

On February 24, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued an opinion in Brown v. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. regarding disability discrimination, reasonable accommodations, and retaliation involving an employee who was unable to return to work following expiration of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave. The case offers employers some guidance regarding the undue […]

Beyond the basics: How to accommodate workers with service animals

Beyond the basics: How to accommodate workers with service animals

Service animals can be trained to assist owners with conditions ranging from visual and hearing impairments to PTSD and diabetes. While these animals undoubtedly provide real assistance to their owners, workplace policies aren’t always clearly defined when it comes to accommodating workers with service animals. Photo Caption: A service dog belonging to a member of […]

Glutamate imaging may guide surgery in ‘nonlesional’ epilepsy

Glutamate imaging may guide surgery in ‘nonlesional’ epilepsy

Glutamate imaging may be capable of identifying the focus of epileptic seizures in patients who appear to have nonlesional epilepsy on standard imaging techniques, researchers report in Science Translational Medicine. The findings are based on just four patients, but the team chose to publish the results to speed wider validation of the technique, saying that […]

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