The Epilepsy Association is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping people cope with and manage seizure disorders by improving their quality of life, while empowering individuals to reach their full potential within the community.
Increase your awareness of epilepsy and seizures and learn how to respond to students who have seizures. Be SMART about Epilepsy in an on-line e-book for all school personnel. These materials will help create a safe and healthy environment for students with epilepsy. Click here.
If you are a runner who wants to raise awareness of epilepsy, we encourage you to join our e-RACER Charity Fundraising Team and help erase the stigma related to epilepsy. e-RACERS can be serious or casual runners, youth or adults who dedicate at least one race to raise funds in support of the Epilepsy Association. As an e-RACER, you can compete in as many races as you’d like and of any distance (5K, 10K, Marathon, etc.) you prefer during the fundraising period from March 26 (Global Epilepsy Awareness Day) through Oct. 31. Register
Immediately following the race, families living with epilepsy are invited to attend the Epilepsy Association 5th Annual Free Family Fun Day picnic from 10:30AM-2:30PM also at Coe Lake. The day consists of family-friendly activities allowing for individuals and families who have experienced epilepsy to come together for support, networking, and fun! RSVP required. Please click here to register Registration is free.
Have a night out with the office at our 5th Annual Reverse Raffle on Thursday, July 18 at Ariel Internation Center on East 40th Street located in AsiaTown, Cleveland. The event runs from 6-9PM. Individual tickets are $60 and include parking, internationl buffet, cocktails, and the chance to win the $2,000 grand prize! The evening also features a silent auctions, sideboards and the famous barrel of booze. Click here to purchase tickets
The Epilepsy Association is a nonprofit organization located in Cleveland, OH that assists children, families, and adults in Northeast Ohio who are struggling to deal with the difficult challenges epilepsy can present. For more than 40 years, the agency has been offering a range of services to individuals affected by epilepsy in an 11-county area of Northeast Ohio.
List of community resources to help manage epilepsy is now posted.
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NEW Support Group Dates
NEW Project Cope meeting dates for 2012. click here
Project Cope is a four-part wellness seminar for parents and their teens with epilepsy
NEW Stand Up - A Program to Prevent Bullying click here
Stand Up is a computer-based program designed to help high school students develop and use skills for relating to others in healthy ways.