b"wrote. Lina comes to rescue us in this delightful book. She is a bright, curi-ouschildwhoexperiencesaseizure for the first time when she is with her best friend. The story takes us through her journey of diagnostic testing with EEG with good humor and unflagging spirit.He added, I wish all my patients could share Linas positive experiences.Perrotta says the characters in the book were inspired by Wests daugh-ter Miranda, who had her first seizure REALTORLET ME PUT MY EXPERIENCE TO WORK FOR YOUThe book, Perrotta said, is meant to helpFull-time Real Estate professional with 15 years of experienceboth children who are undergoing EEG tests for epilepsy as well as friends andHelped hundreds of individuals/families buy or sell their homesclassmates. Strong negotiator, who puts the clients needs first Hyper-local community and market knowledgelepsy Awareness Month 2020, featuresTHINKING OF SELLING?photographs,informationalgraphicsCALL OR TEXT ME TODAY201.362.7168 (c) fromtheNationalEpilepsyFounda-tion, and whimsical drawings from Se-attle-based artist Tracy J. Nishimoto.866.201.6210 (o) | Marie@MarieLundi.com | ForSaleByMarie.comDr. Eric B. Geller, director of theNJ Association of Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award, since 2006AdultComprehensiveEpilepsyCen- Taking the leads off after an EEG can beLicensed as Naimie Marie Lunditer at the Institute of Neurology andpainful. Drawing by Tracy Nishimoto.Neurosurgery at St. Barnabas in Liv-ingston,bothfact-checkedthebookwhen she was in first grade and went and wrote the forward.throughalotoftheearlystagesof Having an EEG for the first timelearning about epilepsy with her best can be hard for a child, especially iffriend, as well as experiences Perrotta itrequireshospitalization,Gellerhad with her own daughter, Bella. G O T A N E V E N T ?Forexample,thebook featuresatriptothezooS U B M I T Y O U R S .to see giraffes and ride the train,whichlocalreadersWhile we may be not be meeting inwill recognize as the Essexperson, many of our events areCounty Turtle Back Zoo inhappening virtually. List them on theWest Orange. PerrottasaysthatpartMatters Events Calendar to keep ourof the book came about be- community in the know.cause she took her daughter to the zoo during one of her EEGs. A lot of adults and chil-dren dont want to go out when they have an ambu-latoryEEG;theywantto stayhomeandhidefrom theworld,Perrottaex-plains. But the whole pur-pose is to try to understand what is going on, so if weMATTERSMAGAZINECALENDAR.COMjust stayed home and didnt Perrotta's daughter, Bella, visits Turtle Back Zoo during one of her EEGs. Being out doing normal activitiesgo out into the world, we can offer important information about seizures. might never have found out feature story /29"