Adjusting to a Diagnosis of Epilepsy

The process of adjusting to a new diagnosis of epilepsy will be discussed; as well as ways to ease this adjustment.

Date: September  29, 2017
Speaker: Carrie Erwin, LCSW
Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

 Education Law in CT
Come learn of your child's eligibility under the IDEA and section 504, important things parents need to know about discipline and bullying, and some tips for self-advocacy.

Date: October 11, 2017
Time: 10:30-11:15AM
Speaker: Larissa Johnson, Esq.
Ad Lauream

Special Needs Planning
Topics will include:

  • Available supports and services and eligibility requirements for individuals with Epilepsy.
  • Special Needs Trusts, including how to establish/fund the trust, and the rules for using the funds; and ABLE accounts.
Date: November 10, 2017
Time: 1:00-1:45PM
Speaker: Kathleen D. Tetreault, Esq.
Disability Planning Partners, Inc.

For more information and to register for any of the above programs
please contact Monica Anzelone 
860-346-1924 or monica@epilepsyct.com.

2017 Winter Webinar Series
Click here to register to listen to recordings of past webinars including: Epilepsy 101, Legal Advocacy, and Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

2017 Spring Webinar Series
Click here to register to listen to recordings on: Understanding the EEG, Anti-Epileptic Drugs, and Dietary Therapy for Adults.

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