Upcoming Events

  • Branford Support Group
    • 04/25/20186:30pm - 8:00pm
    • *This group is now open to both parents of children with epilepsy as well as adults with epilepsy.

      Location: St. Therese Church- Parish Center
      105 Leetes Island Rd.
      Branford, CT

      **Please contact Monica Anzelone at 860-346-1924 or monica@epilepsyct.com for more information.
  • Spring Webinar Series: Insurance Benefits
    • 04/26/20183:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Speaker: Marianne Engengro from Insurance Benefits Resource, LLC

      This webinar will give a general overview on Insurance benefits specific to Medicare including Supplement and Advantage plans as well as disability insurance.

      Please email Monica to register! monica@epilepsyct.com
  • Gabby's Match Against Epilepsy
    • 04/28/20185:00pm - 10:00pm

      DATE: Saturday, April 28th from 5pm-10pm

      LOCATION: Mystic Indoor Sports Complex

      TICKETS: Only $15

      FEATURING: AvE Youth Ambassador Gabby Dellacono and tennis pro Jerry Albrikes

      Come see tennis pro Jerry Albrikes and local indoor tennis players in singles/doubles exhibition matches while supporting people with epilepsy!

      In addition to great tennis, there will be music, food, cash bar, and raffles!

      A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to support programs and services here in Connecticut.

      Athletes vs Epilepsy is a nationwide program for athletes, coaches, volunteers, and fans. The program seeks to raise awareness, build participation, and help fund the Foundation's Mission.

  • Spring Webinar Series: The Psycho-social Impact of Epilepsy on Children
    • 05/17/201811:00am - 12:00pm
    • Speakers:
      Yale School of Medicine: Pediatric Medicine
      Vinita Knight, MD, MPH
      Paige Lembeck, PHD

      This webinar will cover a host of topics related to how childhood epilepsy/seizures can affect a child’s psycho-social development. Specifically, we will explore how epilepsy and mental health are associated; the variability from child to child and their psycho-social functioning. We will address topics such as how to build self-esteem/coping in these kids; how to talk to kids and their friends about epilepsy encouraging social contact and when to involve Psychology.

      To register email monica@epilepsyct.com

  • Spring Webinar Series: Introduction to the Neuropace (RNS)
    • 05/18/201812:00pm - 1:00pm
    • This will be a review of the RNS system for Epilepsy, including which patients benefit from RNS and what patients can expect from the therapy.

      Pue Farooque, DO Yale Assitant Professor of Neurology
      Jason Lee Gerrard, MD, Ph.D Yale Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience

      Please email monica@epilepsyct.com to register.

Next Event

14th Annual Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk For Epilepsy

Walk, run, or ride at 4 scenic locations to support people with epilepsy!

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  • May 19th & 20th
  • West Haven, Farmington, Stamford, Tolland
  • Your continued support has made all the difference in my life...Thank you.

  • Thank you so much for attending my son's PPT meeting. I really believe you helped the team understand my son's epilepsy.

  • Dear Allison, Mary and the team that made Camp Courage possible; Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! It was an extraordinary experience for our daughter. Your staff was fantastic! Having the opportunity to be with others of all abilities and sharing the common thread of having epilepsy, gave her a sense of belonging. Thank you!

    Camp Parent
  • “I think that everything was great! My team has been playing for years and I think that it gets better every year!”

    Mud Volleyball Team Captain
  • Thank you for providing a training for Mitchell/Thames Academy. Each time I see one of your presentations I learn something new, a sign of an excellent presenter! I hope this presentation is the start of many on campus. Here’s to a campaign on epilepsy awareness….removing the fear!

    Stacey A. Torpey LPC, NCC Mitchell College
  • Monica - On behalf of all the New Britain School Nurses I want to thank you for coming to speak to us yesterday. We found your program to be informative and engaging. Personally I wanted to let you know that multiple nurses reached out to me today to tell me how much they enjoyed the program and how valuable they found the information. They were especially pleased that the information provided was...

    Jacqueline H. Maddy MSN RN Nursing Supervisor
  • I take care of 3 clients who all have a different type of seizure and I am now well informed to look for their different types of signs. I would love to have Allison back again! Thank you!

    AI Prince Technical High School LPN Program Student
  • We are a life long partner on your journey with Epilepsy.

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