Infantile epilepsy

News Their Name Is Today August 16, 2014 by Maureen Swinger
Their Name Is Today: “This book showed me just how connected are so many facets of living that till now occupied separate rooms in my heart: teaching, disabilities, motherhood, work, play … taking life in all its raw, beautiful, exhausting, exhilarating truth. Read it. Savor it. Then share it.” (From the review by Maureen Swinger)
Stories My Brother the Soldier April 03, 2012 by Elena Noble, MPT
Here’s a beautiful essay I think you’ll want to share with others. It was submitted to me by Maureen Swinger, written in remembrance of her younger brother Duane. I was deeply touched and I think you will be too. Duane was born healthy, but when he was three months old, he was attacked by his first grand mal seizure, with countless to follow. I say attacked because they were vicious, painful to...
Stories Remembering Duane December 06, 2011 by Elena Noble, MPT
Today I have a special post for you. It is the story of a loved and special member of the Rifton community. Duane was a beauty, even by baby standards. At three months though, the seizures set in – up to 15 a day – leaving him with brain damage. Duane never spoke a word, never took an independent step, and he needed an attendant every hour of his life. He died this November 15. He was 31. Yet...