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1. It is time for the #epilepsy community to get mad, to organize, the fight back. We remain the second-most stigmatized people with a disease. (Mental illness is first.) Even with control, we have three times the average unemployment rate. We are driven from schools, we lose...
2...our friends, we are called cruel nicknames. We are afraid to reveal our disease because we know it can easily result in termination or expulsion - "for our own good." The head of HR-Disability for a major corporation told me largest numbers of calls from managers.....
3...about people with disabilities is that they have discovered someone they hired has epilepsy, and asking if they can be fired or at least moved to where customers won't see them. And then...and then there is Hollywood, that thinks we're funny or worth ignoring, as if....
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1. @MarvelStudios needs to fix this. #SpiderManFarFromHome trailer shows @SamuelLJackson telling @TomHolland1996 that his friend could swallow his tongue. This DOES NOT happen, and this myth is directly responsible for many injuries inflicted on people with #epilepsy....
2...all the top references to tongue swallow in search are about epilepsy and how such a thing is impossible. But somehow some ridiculous old wives tale got started decades ago that people swallow tongues in seizures, so you must put a spoon in their mouths. THIS IS DANGEROUS....
3....when someone has convulsions, their jaws crush down tight. If you have a spoon in your mouth, your teeth break. I have met a number of people with epilepsy who required plates and bridges for their teeth in their 20s, because someone stuck a spoon in their mouths to stop...
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