Illinois Medical Cannabis Patients’ Summit

Join us on Saturday, June 6th as we partner with Americans for Safe Access – Illinois to present the Illinois Medical Cannabis Patient Summit. This summit will provide education to Illinois residents regarding medical cannabis and its benefits, medicating with cannabis and how to participate in the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. Additional information to help Veterans […]

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Camp Blackhawk – August Session

The second session of the 2015 Camp Blackhawk will take place August 2 – 7, 2015 at the Red Leaf Village in Ingleside, IL. At Camp Blackhawk, kids ages 6-17 living with epilepsy, get to come together to enjoy the fun and friendships that come with a trip to camp AT NO COST. At Red Leaf Village’s […]

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Camp Blackhawk – July Session

The first session of the 2015 Camp Blackhawk will take place July 5 – 10, 2015 at the Red Leaf Village in Ingleside, IL. At Camp Blackhawk, kids ages 6-17 living with epilepsy, get to come together to enjoy the fun and friendships that come with a trip to camp AT NO COST. At Red […]

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Stardust Yoga Benefit

On Friday, April 17, 2015 from 7:15-8:15 pm, Stardust Yoga will be hosting a yoga benefit class with all proceeds going toward the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago (the cost to attend this class is whatever size donation the participants would like to make to EFGC). This is an All Levels Vinyasa class, which means […]

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Managing Students with Seizures: Training for School Nurses

On Saturday, September 19, 2015, EFGC and NorthShore Neurological Institute will host the latest Managing Students with Seizures, a training for school nurses at the NorthShore Evanston Hospital. A continental breakfast and lunch with be provided, as well as free 3.2 Contact Hours. For more information, please contact Tracy Schultz at 312-939-8622 ext 224 or […]

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A Powerful Partnership that Led to a National Movement: Our CEO Explains Why Studio E is So Special

I always knew my daughter was special; what dad doesn’t think that? But when she was diagnosed with epilepsy at 13, she proved how resilient she really was. Her ability to overcome adversity makes me not only proud as a father, but also committed to helping others who live with epilepsy. Read more…

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2015 Camp Blackhawk Registration Now Open

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION   The 2015 Camp Blackhawk dates are: July 5-10, 2015 August 2-7, 2015 And will be located at Camp Red Leaf (26710 W. Nippersink Rd in Ingleside) Each summer, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s Camp Blackhawk gives its young participants an experience they won’t soon forget – all with NO COST to parents! For […]

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March 26 is Illinois Epilepsy Advocacy Day – join us and let your voice be heard!

On March 26th we will head on down to Springfield to advocate for people impacted by epilepsy. Currently, the proposed Illinois budget will cut all funding for epilepsy programs, and we need to let our State Representatives know how devastating this can be. We will be partnering with the Epilepsy Foundation affiliates of Rockford and […]

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Exercise for Epilepsy Awareness

On Sunday, April 19th, “Exercise for Epilepsy Awareness” will be taking place at the Sachs Recreation Center in Deerfield, IL from 2:00 – 4:30 pm. This event is hosted by Debbie Siegel, the founder of Peace of Mind, an organization committed to using the power of education to eliminate the fear and mystery of epilepsy. […]

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Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program – for kids!

The next Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program will take place in June and is being offered to children (ages 8-12) with epilepsy. This is a four week art therapy program that gives participants the opportunity to work with art therapists and other children with epilepsy in a group setting to strengthen their artistic […]

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