Ann Marie Gillie
Epilepsy Advocate, Canada
Ann Marie Gillie works as an Education Assistant for Parkland County School Division in Alberta, Canada, where her role is working primarily with students who suffer from ADHD/ADD/ ODD and other behavioral disorders. She was asked in 2012 to be a Canadian Advocate for Epilepsy and with her passion and drive for motivating others; she has taken the role to speak internationally. She is also a Published Author (If Walls Could Talk and Let's Talk about Epilepsy) and has had several articles published in regards to her personal experience with Epilepsy and Surgery. Her topics of discussion at conferences and seminars are: Left Selective Amygdalhippocampectomy, Women and Epilepsy, Sex & Seizures. She is passionate about helping those that struggle with the disorder and her goal is to help others internationally, both professionals in the field and those living with the disorder.
Abstract : A voice for epilepsy