Helping People with Seizures Realize Their Full Potential

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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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Nov

Rochester Connect

Support and resources for individuals, family, and friends affected by epilepsy. No one should face seizures alone. Opportunity to meet others! Light refreshments will be served. Walk-ins welcome.

19

Nov

Parent Connect Group – St. Louis Park

Come and connect for support and resources with other parents or guardians of children living with epilepsy. This group is for parents with any age of children with epilepsy, youth or adult. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Erik Williams with any questions at ewilliams@efmn.org or 651-262-9345.

21

Nov

Adult Connect Group – St. Paul

Adults affected by epilepsy, connect, share stories and support each other. Guest speaker Dr. Doug Heck will be talking about managing your epilepsy and being an active participant in your care. Refreshments provided.

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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.