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 to schedule a training.

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

Consumer Conference

The Epilepsy Consumer Conference is a free one-day event for individuals with epilepsy and their families to learn about the latest issues facing the epilepsy community.

The 13th annual Epilepsy Consumer Conference: Epilepsy & You presented by UChicago Medicine is on Saturday, October 28th. It will be at the DoubleTree Hotel in Oak Brook, IL and will cover the most current medical information within the epilepsy community. To register for the event, click here.

Please contact Ayesha Akhtar at for more information.

Powerpoint Presentations from the 2022 Epilepsy Consumer Conference:

Panel One – Epilepsy & You

Panel Two – Epilepsy Surgery

Panel Three – Transition of Care

Panel Four – Clinical Trials 101


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