Upcoming Events

  • 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
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      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.

      Speakers:
      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.

  • Strike Out Epilepsy
    • 06/23/201811:00am - 3:00pm
    •  STRIKE OUT EPILEPSY!

      Help Support Camp Courage!

      Saturday June 23rd

      Check in Starts at 11AM
      Bowling Starts at Noon

      $35 per bowler or $150 for a team of 6

      DolrBill's Bowling Center
      145-D Danbury Rd
      New Milford, CT 06776

      Visit the Strike Out Epilepsy page under events for more information!

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
  • "Thank you again for last night. Everyone was very glad they came and feel so much better about things now. There were many compliments given about you and your presentation....the foundation is very lucky to have you. Thank you!

    Carin
  • 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
  • Your continued support has made all the difference in my life...Thank you.

    Jane
  • “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
  • I just wanted to say Thank You for taking the time to come to my school and present on seizure disorders. It was helpful and I really appreciated your time.

    Harriett, School Nurse
  • 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
  • Thank you for a wonderful inservice program today. The Norwalk school nurses could not speak more highly of your presentation. We all learned so much about the different types of seizures, treatment modalities, and implications for care in the school setting. It was a very valuable workshop.

    Grace - School Nurse Supervisor
  • Dear Allison - Thank you so very much for coming to our school to discuss epilepsy and speaking specifically about how we may support our new student. You were incredibly helpful and informative. Thanks for all you do!

    Head of School

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