Events

Virtual Kids & Teens Club: Improv/Acting

On May 8 our Virtual Kids & Teens Club will be focused on improv and acting! There will be two sessions to choose from - the first session will be between 10:00-11:00 am or the second session which will be between 1:00-2:00 pm. The registration link will be available on April 14. Please note: This…

Virtual Chat with an Expert: Adult Epilepsy Syndromes

On Wednesday, February 23rd at 6:00 pm our Virtual Chat with an Expert will focus on Adult Epilepsy Syndromes. This is a zoom call that will be led by Dr. Amar Bhatt from RUSH. This is a free event, but advanced registration is required. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUuce2hqzIvG9N4R_V8nuqEJ9b2l_LHghjc After registering, you will receive a confirmation email…

Virtual Kids & Teens Club: Sand Art Crafting

On March 13 our Virtual Kids & Teens Club will be making sand art crafts, listening to fun music, and engaging in spring-theme fun together online! There will be two sessions to choose from - the first session will be from 10:00-11:00 am or the second session which will be from 1:00-2:00 pm. Click here…

Virtual Chat with an Expert: Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (PNES)

On Monday, March 15th at 6:00 our Virtual Chat with an Expert will focus on Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (PNES). This is a zoom call that will be led by Dr. Sigita Plioplys of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. This is a free event, but advanced registration is required. Click here to…

Virtual Chat with an Expert: Naoum P. Issa, MD, PhD

Join us for for our next Virtual Chat with an Expert on March 23rd at 6:00 pm. It will be focused on stimulators and watches that help control and monitor seizures. This will be presented by Naoum P. Issa, MD, PhD  a neurologist specializing in epilepsy treatment at UC Medicine and is their director of epilepsy…

Virtual Monthly Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training Session

The education department, along with our ambassadors will be hosting a training every first Friday of each month at 1:00 pm CST. This training session is open to clients, and inclusive of their families. Topic: A monthly Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training session Requirements: Register by clicking on the Zoom link and Completing Pre-Test provided in Registration…

Virtual Kids & Teens Club: Magic Show

On April 10 our Kids & Teens Club will be enjoying a Virtual Magic Show from 10:00-11:00 am. The registration link will be available on March 17. Please note: This is a free event open to kids and teens between the ages of 6-17 living with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Foundation Sparkle and Suds Beer Tasting Event

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will be hosting a virtual beer tasting on April 24th at 7:00 pm. This 45 minute virtual event will be led by a beer expert and will include three pre-selected beers. There will also be a short viewing party of jewelry from Kendra Scott. Tickets cost $40. To purchase…

Virtual Monthly Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training Session

The education department, along with our ambassadors will be hosting a training every first Friday of each month at 1:00 pm CST. This training session is open to clients, and inclusive of their families. Topic: A monthly Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training session Requirements: Register by clicking on the Zoom link and Completing Pre-Test provided in Registration…

Virtual Kids & Teens Club: Improv

Join us for a fun day of improv and acting! EFGC's Kids & Teens Club will be having a free online event that is open to children and teens living with epilepsy, ages 6-17. We will play games, do exercises and maybe even scenes! Scott Sawa will be the teacher for the session and most of the learning will be…

Virtual Chat with an Expert: Additional Therapies for Epilepsy

Our next Virtual Chat with an Expert with take place on Tuesday, May 25 at 6:00pm. Dr. Katie Bandt, a neurosurgeon from Northwestern Medicine will be discussing Additional Therapies for Epilepsy. This is a free event, but registration is required. Register at: https://bit.ly/3hBCt87

Virtual Monthly Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training Session

The education department, along with our ambassadors will be hosting a training every first Friday of each month at 1:00 pm CST. This training session is open to clients, and inclusive of their families. Topic: A monthly Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training session Requirements: Register by clicking on the Zoom link and Completing Pre-Test provided in Registration…