Register for the 2020 EFMN Neighborhood Walk

Join us on Saturday, October 3rd, as we simultaneously walk 1.26 miles in our own neighborhoods, parks, and pathways to raise awareness for epilpesy.

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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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22

Sep

Teen Virtual Connect Group: Word Games

Word Games Virtual Hang Out: Stay connected and join EFMN’s Teen Connect Group for a virtual gathering and hang out! Teens (13-18 years old) living with epilepsy are invited to sign in to play games, share recommendations, and more while creating connections with peers from across MN, eastern ND, and

22

Sep

Seizure Smart School Nurse Webinar

This free training is designed for school nurses and other health staff to refresh their knowledge and learn about new developments regarding epilepsy and seizures. All school personnel is welcome to attend, and those with intermediate levels of knowledge around epilepsy in a school setting. This webinar will begin with

22

Sep

Virtual Creative Arts Program

EFMN and the Art Therapy program at Adler Graduate School would like to invite individuals and families who have been impacted by epilepsy to join us in a virtual art therapy studio experience. We will host a series of six weekly 90-minute group sessions via a HIPPA compliant Zoom platform.

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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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Hannah Poshek – An Athlete and Epilepsy Advocate

Hannah Poshek had quite the childhood, and now as a teenager, she’s accomplishing even more. She first joined the Minnesota Wild Special Hockey program as a kid, and after gaining greater seizure control as an 8-year-old she started even more activities, like swimming, gymnastics, dance, and competing in Special Olympics.

Advances in Epilepsy Surgery: Minimally Invasive Epilepsy Surgery in Children

When does it make sense to begin talking with your child’s doctor about epilepsy surgery?

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Ways You Can Help

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