Due to the Stay at Home order, we are temporarily suspending our curbside pickup service until April 13.  All walk-in and office visits are canceled until further notice.

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Connect with Others

Creating a network of support with people in the epilepsy community

Finding a sense of support and community is vital for people living with epilepsy as well as their family. The Epilepsy Foundation offers opportunities to meet others, learn from their experiences, and connect on a personal level.

Connect Groups occur on a monthly basis across our service area, with specific meetings for adults, children, and caregivers impacted by epilepsy. Other social events are offered throughout the year for children, teens, and adults.

See a complete list of all upcoming events on our calendar, or explore the different ways to connect with others through the buttons below.

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Thriving with Epilepsy

Meet Ellis Weiss

Being diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy comes with its own unique challenges, but that doesn’t mean you have to go through it alone. Since their daughter Ellis was diagnosed with Doose Syndrome, Erik and Kendra Weiss have used monthly EFMN Connect Groups to meet others who have a child with epilepsy and learn from their experiences.

Ellis's Story
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07

Apr

Community Webinar

In response to the cancellation of our in-person events through the end of April, we invite you to a special EFMN Community Webinar – A virtual gathering of the epilepsy community with special guests and people impacted by epilepsy. We welcome those across Minnesota and eastern North Dakota to join

09

Apr

Virtual Teen Connect Group 04/09/2020

As we are all learning ways to work and live in our own “safe at home” settings, EFMN is offering a new Teen Virtual Connect Group option for any teens (13-18 years old) living with epilepsy in MN and eastern ND. This 60 minute meeting time will provide opportunities to

14

Apr

Virtual Parent Connect Group 04/14/2020

As we are all learning ways to work and live in our own “safe at home” settings, EFMN is offering a new Virtual Parent Connect Group option for anyone in MN and eastern ND. This 60 minute meeting time will provide opportunities to connect and share with one another the

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Get to know other people with epilepsy

Whether you're an adult living with epilepsy, a parent of a child with epilepsy, or connected to epilepsy in some other way, Connect Groups are a great way to meet others and learn from their experiences.

Connect Groups