Art of Epilepsy does not provide medical advice and has no opinion about whether the ideas it presents represent good or bad medical advice. Consult your doctor, as they say. Nonetheless we thought this was an interesting bit of seizure culture, a therapist who addresses seizures through yoga.
Here’s a blog called Epilepsy as Performance Art. It has something to do with cassettes, and maybe not a lot to do with epilepsy.
This web site is devoted to conveying information about epilepsy. It seems very dated. Although based on shockwave technology (a plugin), the last comments date to 2001. (Did shockwave even exist in 2001? Apparently so!) A “bizcom” review of the site is dated June 12, 2002. Note the small screen size for which it is optimized, and many design features which speak of ancient web design. It is interesting that this site is still online, and it is probably more interesting as an artifact of 10 year old web design than as a statement about how epilepsy is represented.
Here’s a fragment of epilepsy representation on the Simpsons. Was there more?
While much of the public messaging about epilepsy emphasizes how normal and healthy people with seizure disorder are, in this video we learn about a charity that emphasizes the 1000 SUDEP events per year in the UK, and its efforts to support families and research.
Epilepsy appears in the title, and then a seizure is acted out in the opening scene. The dance performance that follows seems to represent the seizure. The author is eplanets.
The history of epileptic villages, one of 11 set up across the United States.
NPR’s Science Friday had a discussion of the etymology of the term epilepsy on September 30, 2011.