Coffee Hour Meet Up for Moms

Join us for an open forum to foster support and friendship among mothers of children with epilepsy in Downers Grove on October 15 2014 from 10:00-11:00 am. This event will help moms who are feeling scared and overwhelmed by their child’s diagnosis of epilepsy. It will provide participants with the opportunity to build friendships, share […]

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Blast Off to Independence: Explorations in Epilepsy and Adulthood

REGISTER ONLINE by clicking here  A FREE PROGRAM brought to you by Alexian Brothers, EFGC, and the Northwest Suburban Community Action Board on Saturdays from 10:00am—11:30am.   October 18  |  Epilepsy and Autism Maria Bellantuono MA, LPC, NCC Clinical Director, Autism Spectrum & Developmental Disorders Resource Center   Alexian Brothers Women and Children’s Hospital 1555 Barrington […]

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Glenview Savers Grand Opening

Come check out children’s artwork by EFGC Studio E participants! Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program is offered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago (EFGC) in partnership with Lundbeck. Through a series of group sessions led by art therapists, children and adults living with epilepsy are encouraged to explore creative expression in a safe […]

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Teen Group is Going Rollerskating!

The next teen group session will be taking place at the Lombard Rollerskating Rink on October 4th, 2014. Join us for this free event – a fun afternoon of open skating, pizza, and pop! We need an exact head count, so please RSVP to Tracy Schultz at 312-939-8622 ext 224 or no later than […]

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Peer Alliance One-Year Celebration & Fundraiser

Wow Peer Alliance is celebrating it’s one year anniversary!  Fado Irish pub. 6-8pm  No cover. 20% of food purchased will benefit Peer Alliance.   Proceeds raised go towards Peer Alliance programs and events. Our group creates a community for adults affected by epilepsy – we believe no one should stand alone!

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Career Development Employment Workshop

A new FREE program running Sept 25th till Oct 30th specifically targeted at career-minded people with epilepsy who have been employed in the last 3 years or are currently underemployed. We’ll meet Thursdays from 5:30 – 7:30pm at 17 N. State Street, Chicago, IL on the 8th floor in room 820 – except Oct 2nd when we will […]

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The 5th Annual Epilepsy Consumer Conference: Exploring Epilepsy & Sharing Solutions

Join us on Saturday, November 15, 2014, for our 5th Annual Epilepsy Consumer Conference at the Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Hotel. This is a free event that covers a wide variety of issues surrounding the epilepsy community by renowned neurologists and medical professionals. Topics to be discussed include epilepsy therapies, seizure detention devices, women and […]

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Managing Students with Seizures: Training for School Nurses

Join us on Saturday, September 27, 2014 for our FREE Managing Students with Seizures: Training for School Nurses program at NorthShore Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview, IL. Topics to be discussed include seizure signs and symptoms, managing students with seizures, and concussion management. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Free 3.2 contact hours are […]

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Picnic in the Park

Join us on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at the Blue Star Memorial Woods in Glenview for a FREE picnic lunch in the park, complete with fun, food, and games! Please RSVP to Maria at or 312-939-8622 ext 218 by August 12.(Please note – the park does not permit alcohol)

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