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

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.

19

Oct

Social Event- A & G Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Join us for an afternoon of fall fun that includes two corn mazes, pick your own pumpkins, hay rides & cow train rides, petting the unicorn, human fooseball, and great food. Admission is free for those who have epilepsy and $5 for all others. Contact Amy Haugen at amy.haugen@efmn.org with

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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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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative

In the fall of 2017, Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) staff and board of directors gathered in a conference room at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. Together, they put the finishing touches on a comprehensive 2018-2020 strategic plan which included a foundational pillar of connecting with more communities. Two years

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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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Ways You Can Help

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