Hidden Truths Project is a program utilizing art as an educational tool to improve societal consciousness about epilepsy to abolish barriers and misconstrued biases, and to educate our society on the truths of this condition...
The various stories encompass the anthropological aspects of epilepsy; the impact of epilepsy on family dynamics; the graphically rendered reflection of epilepsy told through the perspective of a younger sib; a memoir from an individual with epilepsy confronted with stigma, discrimination, and abuse...
Hidden Truths Project is extremely honored to be represented in Visions: The Inspirational Journey of Epilepsy Advocates and listed among a renown group of individuals who have taken a journey to impact change for those who live with the challenges of epilepsy.
Whether you celebrate Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Ōmisoka (大晦日), Bodhi Day, Pancha Ganapati, Boxing Day or another holiday this time of the year, WE celebrate inclusivity, tolerance, understanding, acceptance of our differences, and honor the many things that unite us!
Over 3.5 million Americans and 65 million individuals around the world live with epilepsy. One in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. Epilepsy does not discriminate, crossing racial, cultural, socio-economic, and age barriers.
Dr. Julie Thompson-Dobkin is proud to share a guest post from Ramiro Barbuzano, Jr., Director of Education at Child Creativity Lab in Santa Ana, California. Child Creativity Lab's mission is to foster the next generation of critical thinkers, problem solvers, innovators, and leaders through hands-on creativity enhancing exploration. The work at CCL aligns with The Kant Institute's mission of fostering education through the arts, following the motto“sapere aude”, to act not as a teacher, but as a stimulator of critical thinking.
The Kant Institute: 1:26 The Art of Epilepsy art exhibit is approaching its seventh year. The annual fundraiser showcases the art of individuals living with the challenges of epilepsy. Exhibitions of works by those affected by this condition provide a unique, insightful perspective of the nature and emotional impact of living with epilepsy.