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 11th Annual Consumer Conference will take place in the spring of 2021. This is a free one-day event for individuals with epilepsy and their families to learn about the latest issues facing the epilepsy community. We will provide more information on this event when it becomes available.

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.