Helping People with Seizures Realize Their Full Potential

About epilepsy

Our Guiding Philosophy:

Educate

Seizure trainings for your school, workplace, and community at no cost.

Connect

No one should face epilepsy alone; meet people who understand what you’re going through.

Empower

Take back control with access to the information and advice you need.

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Help When You Need It

No one should face epilepsy alone. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been living with epilepsy for years, we’re here to support you.

Upcoming Events

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Oct

Studio E – Art Program (Fall Session)

Enjoy a 6-week program for families and adults impacted by epilepsy. We meet every Tuesday from Oct 1 – Nov 5, and ask that registrants commit to attending all sessions. Work with art therapists to create artistic pieces using a variety of media (painting, collaging and sculpting, etc…) This is

17

Oct

Adult Connect Group – St. Paul

Adults affected by epilepsy, connect, share stories and support each other. Guest speaker Tess Sierzant, EFMN’s Professional Advisory Board member, will be talking about managing your epilepsy and communicating with your team. Refreshments provided.

18

Oct

Family Connect – Fargo

Parents, please join us for open conversation and to share your journey with other parents and caregivers. To help alleviate childcare concerns, we will have supervised gym activities for children. Light snacks will be provided. RSVP here or contact Janice Tweet at jtweet@efmn.org or (701) 429-1165 with questions.

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Dive in Deeper

We offer a wide variety of programs and services for youth and adults across our service region.

Thriving with Epilepsy

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Ary Rodeghiero – Finding Support, Friends, and Fun

Ary Rodeghiero hasn’t had a seizure since 2010 thanks to her medication. However, the medication has its side effects, which has caused her to undergo recent EEG testing to determine the best plan going forward. Although seizures don’t affect Ary’s everyday life, epilepsy does. “We got connected to EFMN by

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Laura Roloff – The Power of Seizure First Aid

Laura Roloff was diagnosed with epilepsy just one year ago. After meeting with doctors and learning how her life was about to change, she wasn’t sure how to tell her kids. Before she got that chance, Laura had a seizure at home, and her 11-year-old son Keyan was the only

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Ways You Can Help

Your gift helps us educate, connect, and empower those with epilepsy and their families.