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How are you celebrating Epilepsy Awareness Month?

We reached out to a few of our friends and asked what they are doing to celebrate epilepsy awareness month this year. Over the course of the month you will hear about great events and amazing bloggers that are shaking things up in their own unique way.

Want to get the word out?

If you are doing something for epilepsy awareness month and want to get the word out, let us know. We’d love to tell the community about all the amazing things you are doing to raise epilepsy awareness.

 

Featured Affiliate: Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern PA

We are kicking things off a bit early with our Featured Affiliate: the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern PA. This group isn’t pulling any punches. they are addressing the Medical Marijuana issue head-on with experts from CHOP and Great Valley Neurologic Associates.

EFEPA hosts an Epilepsy Education Exchange

EFEPANovember 1, 2014 | FREE

The Epilepsy Education Exchange is a free educational conference for individuals impacted by epilepsy as well as health care professionals. The program is scheduled for November 1, 2014 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the ACE Conference Center in Lafayette Hill, PA.

This program is open to the public and provides the latest information on treatment options, research, self-care, managing one’s diagnosis and providing self-care. This year’s keynote session is “Weeding out the Truth: Medical Marijuana & Epilepsy,” presented by Dr. Eric Marsh from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Dr. Joyce Liporace from the Great Valley Neurologic Associates.

Additional workshops include “Caregiver Stress,” “New Treatment Devices and Clinical Trials,” “Headaches & Epilepsy,” and “What the Medical Marijuana Hub-Bub Tells us about Present and Future Epilepsy Treatments.”

Attendees can register online at www.epilepsyexchange.org. If you have questions don’t hesitate to contact Sue Livingston at slivingston@efepa.org or 215-629-5003.

Register Today

Register for the Epilepsy Education Exchange at www.epilepsyexchange.org.

Showcase your work!

If you are interested in becoming a Featured Affiliate, or showcasing your work in the epilepsy community drop us a line at info@livingwellwithepilepsy.com.

Add the button

And don’t forget to add the epilepsy awareness button to your site or profile this month!

  1. Stephen Piorkowski
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    Funny your pist came out asking whay are you doing about Epilepsy Awareness Month. We are Painting and Decorating Purple Pumpkins to be placed around Schenectady Community College Campus in locations that wiil allow us to reveal facts about epilepsy. I coordinated this since I have epilepsy and was elected president of our Students with Disabilities College Club