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Events

Epilepsy Foundation Metro DC 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.

 

Seizure First Aid Certification Training - August 13

Seizure First Aid Certification Training – August 13

This training takes place on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada). What is it? The Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training was developed by the Epilepsy Foundation. It contains information and activities on seizures, epilepsy, and seizure first aid ...
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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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EF DC Support Group Meeting for Adults Living with Epilepsy - Aug 26

EF DC Support Group Meeting for Adults Living with Epilepsy – Aug 26

Epilepsy Foundation Metro DC is starting its first support group for adults living with epilepsy. Our first meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 26 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. The support group meetings will be an opportunity for adults living with epilepsy to connect with ...
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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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Tee It Up Fore Epilepsy Golf Tournament

Tee It Up Fore Epilepsy Golf Tournament

Join us for a fun day of golf to support the Epilepsy Foundation Metro DC. Thursday, September 24, 2020 Blue Mash Golf Course, Laytonsville, MD. The tournament is a “Scramble” format. In this format, each team's players hit from the tee box, then the team ...
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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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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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