By: Maggie Griffin
The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate, Robert Fiore, the President and Founder will be starting the 1st annual Walking Miles For Epilepsy on September 15th. It will begin 8:00AM at the Washington Bridge in the Devon section of Milford and along U.S. Rte 1 to The University of New Haven.
With Fiore leading the walk, he is raising the bar in awareness through his work, research and dedication to those who have Epilepsy. Daily Fiore receives emails from professional to personal stories of those with Epilepsy.
Epilepsy is a common chronic neurological disorder characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. Seizures are excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Epilepsy is usually controlled, but cannot be cured with medication, although surgery may be considered in difficult cases. However, over 30% of people with epilepsy do not have seizure control even with the best available medications.
With Robert Fiore, a mission he is dedicated to, Epilepsy awareness and resource information has, and continues to, reach levels where bringing the awareness help those who have epilepsy. Robert has traveled a long journey as one with epilepsy. Since he began his mission to bring awareness, he has captured the eyes and ears of others in a large fashion of attention. He has been seen in articles in several sources.
Please take a moment and watch the video about Epilepsy below to understand the impact one with Epilepsy faces along with the strength and examples they set for others with Epilepsy. With Robert Fiore being there to provide resource information and support, millions across the globe will know they are not alone.
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. On September 15th, 2010, Robert Fiore is putting is Best Foot Forward Walking Miles for Epilepsy. Visit:www.CT-EA.org, where you can find information and resource links about Epilepsy along with writing your personal experience to Robert Fiore, Connecticut’s Epilepsy Advocate.