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Events

Epilepsy Foundation Maryland provides a variety of activities throughout the year. Raising awareness about the disorder and dispelling the many myths and misunderstandings about people who have epilepsy remains a priority.

 

Support Group Meetings

Support Group Meetings

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Transitioning to College: What Every Student with Epilepsy and Their Parents Need to Know - July 21

Transitioning to College: What Every Student with Epilepsy and Their Parents Need to Know – July 21

The transition to college is a major milestone for teens and families. The college journey allows a teen to gain new social independence, learning opportunities and personal responsibilities. For some parents, adjusting to this time of separation and transition can be difficult. For a teen ...
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Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- July 23

Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- July 23

The Parent Support Group and Discussion Series provides an opportunity for parents of children with epilepsy to gather, increase knowledge and share experiences living with epilepsy. The meetings are scheduled on the fourth Thursday of each month. This is a virtual event via Zoom. Date: ...
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Preparing for School: Tips for a Successful Start to the New School Year - Aug 13

Preparing for School: Tips for a Successful Start to the New School Year – Aug 13

As the new school year approaches, it is good for all families to plan ahead for a successful transition from summertime. Epilepsy can bring additional considerations and challenges for students and their families. Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020 Time: 7:00 pm This presentation will focus ...
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Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Aug 27

Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Aug 27

The Parent Support Group and Discussion Series provides an opportunity for parents of children with epilepsy to gather, increase knowledge and share experiences living with epilepsy. The meetings are scheduled on the fourth Thursday of each month. This is a virtual event via Zoom. Date: ...
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Seizure Alert Dogs and Devices: What You Need to Know - Sept 16

Seizure Alert Dogs and Devices: What You Need to Know – Sept 16

Have you wondered if a seizure alert dog would work for you and your family? You’ve seen the new seizure alert devices, but don’t know which one would be the best fit for you. This presentation will provide the facts into seizure dogs and the ...
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Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Sept 24

Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Sept 24

The Parent Support Group and Discussion Series provides an opportunity for parents of children with epilepsy to gather, increase knowledge and share experiences living with epilepsy. The meetings are scheduled on the fourth Thursday of each month. This is a virtual event via Zoom. Date: ...
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End Epilepsy Walk Baltimore - Oct 17, 2020

End Epilepsy Walk Baltimore – Oct 17, 2020

Join us for the End Epilepsy Walk Baltimore - tentatively scheduled for October 17th, 2020 at Fort McHenry National Park! More details coming soon! ...
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Driving, Transportation and Epilepsy - Oct 20

Driving, Transportation and Epilepsy – Oct 20

Every state regulates driver's license eligibility of persons with certain medical conditions. The most common requirement for people with epilepsy is that they be seizure free for a specific period of time and submit a physician's evaluation of their ability to drive safely. Date: Tuesday, ...
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Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Oct 22

Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Oct 22

The Parent Support Group and Discussion Series provides an opportunity for parents of children with epilepsy to gather, increase knowledge and share experiences living with epilepsy. The meetings are scheduled on the fourth Thursday of each month. This is a virtual event via Zoom. Date: ...
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Frederick Walk to End Epilepsy - November 7

Frederick Walk to End Epilepsy – November 7

Save the Date for our 2020 Walk to End Epilepsy in Frederick, MD. Join us on November 7, 2020 for an amazing day! Additional details will be added soon ...
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Innovations in Epilepsy Treatment and Care - Nov 17

Innovations in Epilepsy Treatment and Care – Nov 17

“No seizures, no side effects” is the goal in epilepsy care. Not everyone has reached that goal, but research and new treatment options are available to help more people achieve this. This presentation will provide an overview of the newest treatment options including medication, surgery, ...
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Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Dec 3

Epilepsy Parent Support Group & Discussion Series (VIRTUAL)- Dec 3

The Parent Support Group and Discussion Series provides an opportunity for parents of children with epilepsy to gather, increase knowledge and share experiences living with epilepsy. The meetings are scheduled on the fourth Thursday of each month. This is a virtual event via Zoom. Date: ...
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