Epilepsy 101

Epilepsy 101

This program can be completed in one 45-50 minute session and it includes information on basic seizure recognition and first aid that targets college students. The audience will learn what epilepsy is, myths and facts about the condition, types and common causes of seizures for persons with and without epilepsy, what to do when a seizure happens, and tips for supporting people with epilepsy on campus.

Intended audience: college students, resident assistants, staff, etc.


Free “Epilepsy 101″ posters are available to display on college campuses.

For more information, contact Ayesha Akhtar at 312-939-8622 ext 224 or aakhtar@epilepsychicago.org