Epilepsy Awareness Day – To Raise Awareness about Epilepsy

Updated on: July 18, 2023

Epilepsy Awareness Day

To Raise Awareness about Epilepsy

On Monday 27 March 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education of Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University Celebrated World Hearing Day. The Event was coordinated by Mr. Sandeep Kumar and Co-Coordinate by Mr. Ravinder Saini and other faculty members Ms. Poonam Talwar and Ms. Divya Sharma Department of Special Education, SGT University.

On the occasion of Epilepsy Day, a painting competition was organized. The event was held to raise awareness about epilepsy and to promote a better understanding of the condition among students and the general public.

The participants were given the freedom to express their thoughts and ideas about epilepsy through their artwork. The theme of the competition was “Living with Epilepsy,” and the participants were encouraged to use their creativity and imagination to bring their ideas to life on the canvas.

The competition saw a large number of participants from the departments of special education, and the quality of the artwork was impressive. The paintings depicted different aspects of epilepsy, such as the challenges faced by people living with epilepsy, the importance of awareness and support for the condition, and the need to break the stigma associated with epilepsy. Overall, the painting competition was a great success, and it helped raise awareness about epilepsy among the students and the community. It was an excellent opportunity for the university to show its commitment to promoting social awareness and education, and it is hoped that similar events will be organized in the future to continue spreading awareness about epilepsy and other health issues.

Role of participating students – Painting competition

The expected outcome as understood by the students

  • Increased awareness and understanding of epilepsy among students and the wider community.
  • Reduced stigma associated with epilepsy, promoting inclusion and acceptance of individuals living with the condition.
  • Improved access to information and resources for individuals living with epilepsy and their families.
  • Recognition of the achievements and contributions of individuals with epilepsy.
  • Increased support for individuals living with epilepsy, including access to medical care and accommodations in schools and workplaces

Suggestions/Remarks – Epilepsy Day celebrations have many positive impacts and play an important role in promoting awareness, understanding, and support for individuals living with epilepsy.

Objective: The program mainly focused on

  • Awareness on Epilepsy
  • To Reduce Stigma
  • Promote education of children with epilepsy
  • Awareness of Causes of Epilepsy
  • Awareness of the prevention of Epilepsy
  • Awareness of early identification and early intervention of children with Epilepsy.

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