Cognitive deficits are prevalent in individuals with epilepsy and negatively impact functional capacity and quality of life. Further, a substantial proportion of those with pharmacoresistant epilepsy experience clinically significant declines in cognitive functions, such as memory and language, following epilepsy surgery. Patients are often referred for speech therapy or cognitive rehabilitation to treat these deficits and improve function. Yet, to date, there is little empirical evidence for the efficacy of such interventions in epilepsy; and almost no evidence in children. This session will:
- review the state of knowledge on
SIG: Seizures in Autoimmune Encephalitis: Seizures and Epilepsy Accompanying Neuroimmunological Disorders
Negotiation skills can help you access the job and the resources that will allow you to thrive throughout your career. This session will focus on advice and training for those seeking new employment opportunities in any sector of epilepsy, with a panel of leading professionals from common sectors of research and clinical care professions.