February 24 is Day at the Capitol

This is your time to advocate for access to quality health care, availability of inclusive childcare, and continue our progress on Seizure Smart Schools legislation.

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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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21

Jan

Parent Virtual Connect Group

We invite you to join us to meet other parents, grandparents, and caregivers who live day to day caring for a child with seizures and/or epilepsy. Our Virtual Parent Connect group provides an opportunity to meet others, share experiences, and talk honestly about the triumphs and challenges of a child’s

28

Jan

Adult Virtual Connect Group

As we move into the new year, we invite all adults living with epilepsy to join us for a time to connect with other adults who have epilepsy, share the triumphs and challenges of living with seizures, and connect with others who understand the journey of epilepsy.  For more information

24

Feb

Day at the Capitol

Join us for our annual Advocacy Day at the Capitol to meet with your legislators, influence public policy, and share the challenges of living with epilepsy. This is your time to advocate for access to quality health care, availability of inclusive childcare, and continue our progress on Seizure Smart Schools

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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

Governor Tim Walz and advocates signing bill into law

Q&A With Mollie Clark, EFMN Advocacy and Public Policy Manager

At the end of 2020 we welcomed Mollie Clark to our team to fill the newly created Advocacy and Public Policy Manager position. In addition to meeting with legislators at the Minnesota State Capitol and advocating for policy important to the epilepsy community, she also works with advocates like you

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Allen Bauer Jr – With Challenges Come Victories

The Bauer family includes parents Jenny and Allen, as well as five boys who range in age. The youngest is Allen Jr, who developed epilepsy after severe head trauma at the age of six. The entire Bauer family supports Allen Jr, and his victories are family victories.

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Ways You Can Help

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