Events

January 12, 2016

The first session of Project UPLIFT, a phone-in support group for adults with depression and epilepsy, will begin Tuesday, January 12th and will take place weekly through March 1st. This eight week program is designed to treat depression and negative mood and specifically targets stress reduction and increasing favorable thought. It offers group support in a […]

Start: January 12, 2016 11:00 am
End: March 1, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: NA
Address:
United States
February 19, 2016

The date has been set for the 2016 Heroes Night Gala! This event will take place on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the Museum of Science and Industry and we will be honoring Mayor Rahm Emanuel with the Distinguished Richard N. Rovner Award and Maurice and Tim Loeffel with the Inspirational Commitment Award. The evening […]

Start: February 19, 2016
End: February 19, 2016
Venue: Museum of Science and Industry
Address:
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, 60605
February 20, 2016

This session of ParentLink, a free educational program for parents of children with epilepsy, will focus on Seizure Recognition & First Aid and School Action Planning. It will be presented by Patricia Ogden, APN, FNP, NP-C, University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital. Lunch will be provided and parking is available at 58th and Maryland. […]

Start: February 20, 2016 11:30 am
End: February 20, 2016 1:30 pm
Venue: The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
Address:
5721 S. Maryland Ave., Room K287, Chicago, IL, United States, 60637
February 21, 2016

Join us on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL for the Chicago Wolves hockey game! This gathering is meant for July Camp Blackhawk alumni, as well as for future campers. Included with your ticket will be a pizza party during the first intermission in the Party Room! Please reserve your tickets […]

Start: February 21, 2016 3:00 pm
End: February 21, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Allstate Arena
Address:
United States
March 18, 2016

When your child receives a diagnosis of epilepsy, it can be a scary and overwhelming experience. Join us for a Mom’s Coffee Hour for an opportunity to build friendships, share stories, and gain support related to caring for a child with epilepsy. All moms are welcome to join us for great conversation, coffee and pastries. […]

Start: March 18, 2016 9:30 am
End: March 18, 2016 10:30 am
Venue: Panera Bread
Address:
108 West North Avenue E-102, Elmhurst, IL, United States
March 19, 2016

This session of ParentLink, a free educational program for parents of children with epilepsy, will focus on Epilepsy Syndromes. It will be presented by Chalongchai Phitsanuwong, MD, University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital. Lunch will be provided and parking is available at 58th and Maryland. For more information and to RSVP contact Tracy at […]

Start: March 19, 2016 11:30 am
End: March 19, 2016 1:30 pm
Venue: The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
Address:
5721 S. Maryland Ave., Room K287, Chicago, United States, 60637
March 20, 2016

Join us on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL for the Chicago Wolves hockey game! This gathering is meant for August Camp Blackhawk and Blackhawk Family Retreat alumni, as well as for future campers. Included with your ticket will be a pizza party during the first intermission in the Party […]

Start: March 20, 2016 3:00 pm
End: March 20, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Allstate Arena
Address:
United States
April 2, 2016

We are excited to bring adults living with epilepsy the opportunity to express themselves through art as a part of Studio E, a seven-week art therapy program. They will work with art therapists and other people with epilepsy in a group setting to strengthen their artistic voice in a safe, welcoming environment. The artwork created will […]

Start: April 2, 2016 1:00 pm
End: May 14, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: TBA
Address:
Chicago, IL, United States
April 9, 2016

This session of ParentLink, a free educational program for parents of children with epilepsy, will focus on Anxiety, Stress, and PNES. It will be presented by Charles Marcuccilli, MD, University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital. Lunch will be provided and parking is available at 58th and Maryland. For more information and to RSVP contact […]

Start: April 9, 2016 11:30 am
End: April 9, 2016 1:30 pm
Venue: The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
Address:
5721 S. Maryland Ave., Room K287, IL, United States, 60637
May 4, 2016

Join us on May 4th, 2016 when we head on down to Springfield to advocate for people impacted by epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will be meeting with our State Representatives and Senators to address the need for programs and services to be provided to people with epilepsy, which are at risk due […]

Start: May 4, 2016 11:00 am
End: May 4, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Illinois State Capitol
Address:
Springfield, IL, United States