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Epilepsy & Memory Challenges, Pt 3: Techniques to Remember

Friday, July 31, 2020 We’ve discussed methods to use to improve your memory in a general way but there are even more focused ways to assist specific memory encoding and recall that might strengthen the retrieval process for you. REMEMBERING PEOPLE’S NAMES Recording the information Listen carefully. Ask the person to spell their name. Think …

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Improving Your Memory

Friday, July 17, 2020 People living with epilepsy are often impacted by memory difficulties but there are some techniques and/or aids that can be brought into play to ameliorate these. Tips for Remembering Follow a set routine Adapt your surroundings Use external memory aids Use mnemonics Improve general well-being Follow a Set Routine Following a …

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The Art of Being Heard

Friday, June 19, 2020 During these very unusual times we may find ourselves spending more of our time around fewer people than ever before. This can be a good thing for some, but it can also be an extremely challenging for others. There is an art to this “together in isolation” thing we have going …

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Friday, June 5, 2020 The topic of my discussion piece is relevant to everyone at this time of the century. To understand the importance of the topic let’s begin by considering two social scenarios that almost every one of us has witnessed. First, imagine a party, dinner, or campsite. People are having deep and warm …


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