2018 Webinar Series

Neurofeedback & Epilepsy

Neurofeedback is a type of biofeedback that measures brain waves to produce a signal that can be used as feedback to teach self-regulation of brain function.

Learn how Neurofeedback can help with seizure control.

Date: December 7, 2017


Speaker: Derrick Schull, ND

Pediatric & Family Center for Natural Medicine

*To listen to a recording of this webinar click on the link below to register.


Driving & Epilepsy

A discussion of  both practical and legal issues related to driving with seizures and the impact driving restrictions have on quality of life for persons with epilepsy.

Date: January 12, 2018

Time: 1:00-1:45PM

Speaker: John Greenfield, MD, Ph.D

Professor and Chairman Department of Neurology | UConn Health

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Epilepsy Surgery: Is it for me?

Epilepsy surgery is the next step to consider for people whose seizures are not fully controlled with anti-seizure medications. This webinar will discuss the surgical investigation as well as the various modalities referred to in treating epilepsies that do not respond to anti-seizure medications.

Date: February 16, 2018

Time: 1:00PM

Speaker: Aline Herlopian, MD

Attending Epileptologist

Yale University

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Tratamientos de Epilepsia
El Tratamiento medico y quirurgico de la epilepsia.
(A discussion on the medical and surgical treatment of epilepsy)

Date: March 9, 2018
Speaker: Kamil Detyniecki, MD

Yale New Haven Hospital

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Insurance Benefits

A general overview on how to get started with Medicare, Including a review of Medicare Part A and Part B eligibility for Social Security Disability recipients.  Come prepared with questions!

Date: April 26, 2018
Time: 3:00PM
Speaker: Marianne Engengro
Insurance Benefits Resource, LLC.

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Psycho-social Impact of Epilepsy on Children
This webinar 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.

Date: May 17, 2018
Time: 11AM
Speakers: Vinita Knight, MD, MPH & Paige Lembeck, PhD

Yale New Haven Hospital

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Introduction to the Neuropace

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.

Date: May 18, 2018
Time: 12PM
Pue Farooque, DO Yale Assitant Professor of Neurology
Jason Lee Gerrard, MD, Ph.D Yale Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience

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Overview of Transition

How families can make their sons/daughter's transition from school as seamless as possible.

Date: June 15, 2018
Time: 1PM
Speaker: Linda Rammler, Med, Ph.D
Research Associate II
UCONN Center for Excellence in Development  Disabilities

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Role of Self-Determination in Transition

What is it, how does it relate to self-advocacy, and what parents can do to facilitate this.

Date: June 22, 2018
Time: 1PM
Speaker: Nicolas Gelbar, Ph.D
Research Director
UCONN Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

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How to become the best caregiver you can be!

Caregivers are so busy taking care of their loved ones that they don't always take care of themselves. What are the best coping strategies? How do you get help for yourselves? How do you help your loved one take care of legal matters? How do you start difficult conversations with them?  This webinar will help guide you through the answers to these questions.

Date: September 28, 2018
Time: 12:30PM
Speakers: Franklin Drazen & Steven Rubin
Drazen Law

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Exploring therapy options for children with Epilepsy

This webinar will explore a variety of therapy modalities to support your child’s management of the affects of their epilepsy.  The therapy options that will be discussed include art therapy, music therapy, and animal assisted psycho-therapy.

Date: October 23, 2018
Time: 12:00-12:45PM

ona Jeffcoat, MT-BC; Infinity  Music Therapy Services

Emily Reim Ifrach, MAAT, LPC; Lotus  Counseling

Renee Bouffard, LCSW;  Healing Hoofbeats, LLC.

Click on links below to listen to recordings:
Part 1


Part 2


Protecting Children with Epilepsy: Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in Camp & After School Programs

No child should be excluded from a camp, daycare or after-school program because of their   diagnosis of  Epilepsy.  This webinar will  discuss Title II and III of  the ADA and what these  statutes mean for your child’s  participation in these programs.

Date: November 7, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM
Speaker: Bonnie B. Roswig, Esq.
Center for Children’s Advocacy

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