Articles by Coeli Carr

Jesse's World: Ten years after their son died from sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, actors Chris and Marianne Cooper continue to fight for the education rights of kids with disabilities.

Carr, Coeli

Neurology Now. 11(6):28-33, December/January 2015.

Ten years after the death of their son, actors Marianne and Chris Cooper continue to advocate for the education rights of children with disabilities.

Eat to Beat Seizures: The high-fat ketogenic diet can help stop seizures in hard-to-treat epilepsy. Doctors and dietitians explain how it works and how it is implemented.

Carr, Coeli

Neurology Now. 11(5):18-29, October/November 2015.

How the ketogenic diet can help stop seizures in hard-to-treat epilepsy.

The ABCs of Aphasia: Understanding aphasia is crucial to recovery—for patients and caregivers.

Carr, Coeli

Neurology Now. 7(3):35-38, June-July 2011.

Losing the power of speech can lead to intense feelings of frustration, isolation, and depression. But with speech, group, and music therapy—as well as determination on the part of patients and caregivers—there is reason for optimism. Here, individuals affected by aphasia share their stories of struggle and triumph.

Terra Incognita


Neurology Now. 5(6):19,23-25, November-December 2009.

Of the estimated 5.3 million Americans living with the Alzheimer's, six out of 10 will wander from their homes or care-giving facilities, says the Alzheimer's Association. Thankfully, researchers are starting to investigate the often terrifying problem of wandering. Here's what they know about this uncharted territory.

Key to the Classroom


Neurology Now. 3(4):30-35, July-August 2007.

Our back-to-school special highlights advice for parents of kids with epilepsy, Tourette's, ADHD, and autism. Discover how to get the best education for your child, including tactics that worked with parents when their school district wasn't meeting their child's needs.