What are the legal rights of a person with epilepsy in BC? This important question is addressed in a new resource just added to Clicklaw, Epilepsy and the Law. This comprehensive book is over 100 pages long and was produced by the Victoria Epilepsy and Parkinson’s Centre (VEPC) with funding from the Law Foundation of BC. It provides legal information on everyday issues such as disability benefits, employment rights, housing, driving restrictions, family law issues, and many others.
“This book is a valuable resource to the approximately 40,000 individuals in BC living with epilepsy, along with police, lawyers and advocates,” says David Medler, president of VEPC. “Too often people with epilepsy face legal problems due to others’ misunderstandings of epilepsy. This book goes a long way to help people understand epilepsy and the rights of those living with the condition.”