Kaitlyn is a friendly and brave little girl who, up until two and half months old, was completely healthy. In December of 2012 that all changed when Kate suffered her first seizure.
A lengthy article by the Toronto Star with great quotes from Dr. Shackelford, Dr. Devinsky, and GW Pharmaceuticals.
A set of evening news stories featuring Kate and other Dravet children, Dr. Shackelford, and a live morning show interview
Take a look at what parents of children with Dravet (and other seizure disorders) are saying about CBD and the effect it has had on their children
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive derivative of the marijuana plant with significant medical benefits. View our full list of articles on CBD here.
Dravet syndrome, also known as Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI), is a rare and catastrophic form of intractable epilepsy that begins in infancy. Initial seizures are most often prolonged events and in the second year of life other seizure types begin to emerge.
Help Kate and other pediatric patients in Canada access the medecine they need. CBD has had unprecendented results in the United States for pediatric seizure disorders that don't respond to standard anti-epileptic medications