Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland is an annual event operated by the Irvine based non-profit foundation Sofie’s Journey, which draws people affected by epilepsy from across the globe. The event features two days of Epilepsy Education and a free Epilepsy Expo followed by an Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland.
From Epilepsy Awareness Day Founder
“We started the event years ago to create an opportunity to drive epilepsy awareness, which we believe is the key to overcoming challenges created by epilepsy,” stated Candy Levy, Co-Founder of Sofie’s Journey/EAD. “At our event we bring together patients, caregivers, physicians, advocates, non-profits, services, and pharma.”
Epilepsy Awareness and Education Expo
Expo Day 1: Monday, October 30, 2023
Expo Day 2: Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Location: Disneyland Hotel 1150 Magic Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
Times: 9am – 5pmREGISTER TODAY
Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Location: Disneyland Park
Time: All Day
Note: there is an additional fee to attend the awareness day at the parkREGISTER TODAY FOR THE EXPO
“It is so powerful when those impacted by epilepsy can learn from the experts, ask questions, and understand the different services and options that are available to them. Families leave feeling supported and empowered. It’s a beautiful thing!” Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD, Executive Director of LGS Foundation.
About the Event
Epilepsy Awareness Day at DisneyLand is so unique because it is the only event dedicated to bringing families living with epilepsy in direct contact with experts from around that globe that manage and treat epilepsy. The expo days features more than 100 exhibitors including the newest medications, technology and advocate groups from all over the country. Both expo days feature more than 80 educational sessions on diagnosis, treatment, surgery and more.
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