Conjure up an image of epilepsy, and the words “helpless” and “terrifying” come to mind.
Historically, those living with this silent brain disorder are often misunderstood, even feared because of the stigma surrounding a seizure.
The Micolichek family of Fond du Lac are hoping to raise awareness and understanding of a condition that causes them to live moment to moment. Craig Micolichek just turned 16, but he can’t drive a car or go out alone by myself. While he longs for independence, his uncontrolled epilepsy prohibits him from experiences other teens his age are going through.