Webinar Links

Title: Psychogenic NonEpileptic Attacks (PNEA)
Date Recorded: October 20, 2020
Pyschogenic attacks look like seizures, but they are caused by psychological factors instead of epilepsy. This doesn’t make them any less real! 

Clinical psychologists Dr. William Watson and Dr. Daniel Millstein from UR Medicine Neurology provide an in-depth discussion on Psychogenic NonEpileptic Attacks. They will explain why they occur, how to work towards healing and recovery, and discuss resources for those diagnosed with PNEA.

Title: Seizure Recognition and First Aid
Date Recorded: October 9, 2020
EPI’s Epilepsy Educators Michael Radell and Kristin Oderkirk provide up-to-date information on epilepsy, seizure types, seizure first aid, and other important information for people with epilepsy, seizures, and their care givers.

Title: Having Epilepsy During a Pandemic. What you need to know.
Date Recorded: May 15, 2020
UR Medicine Neurologist Dr. Inna Hughes and EPI’s Epilepsy Educator Mike Radell discuss having epilepsy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered include the risk of COVID-19 for people with epilepsy; staying safe as our communities reopen; and community supports & resources.

Contact Us

EAWCNY has epilepsy educators focused on providing information and support to children, adults, and families dealing with the challenges of epilepsy. Contact the epilepsy educator in your area if you have questions about epilepsy, seizures or wish to learn more about our services.

Western NY/Finger Lakes/Rochester

Michael Radell
Education Coordinator/Camp Director
Phone: (585) 442-4430 ext. 2741
Email: mradell@epiny.org

Central/Syracuse and Southern Tier/Binghamton Regions

Kristen Oderkirk, MSW
Community Educator
Phone: (315) 477-9777 ext. 2906
Email: koderkirk@epiny.org