Events

Seizure Recognition and First Aid

Get Seizure First Aid Certified. Learn general seizure recognition and first aid, including the care and comfort for someone after having a seizure. This training takes about an hour, includes a PowerPoint presentation, and upon completion of both a pre and post training assessment, participants can earn a Certificate good for two years.

Click here to download a Seizure First Aid poster

Please contact Ayesha Akhtar at aakhtar@epilepsychicago.org to schedule a training.

* Additional trainings available by request:
Law Enforcement, EMS, Seniors & Seizures

Consumer Conference

The Epilepsy Consumer Conference: Navigating the Telehealth World will take place on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago (221 N. Columbus Dr.). This is a free one-day event for individuals with epilepsy and their families to learn about the latest issues facing the epilepsy community, including Telehealth.

Please contact Ayesha Akhtar at aakhtar@epilepsychicago.org for more information.

EDUCATION

The Education Team uses classroom lectures and events to teach groups, schools and communities about epilepsy and seizure response.