Events

June 7, 2014

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago and Lundbeck are excited to bring kids ages 8-12 the opportunity to express themselves through art as part of a four week art therapy program that begins June 7th and meets each Saturday through June 28th. Participants will work with art therapists and other kids with epilepsy in a […]

Start: June 7, 2014
End: June 28, 2014
Venue: A community center TBD
Phone: 312-939-8622
Address:
Palatine, IL, United States
May 29, 2014

A new 7 week program Thursdays from May 29 until July 10 2:00pm-4:00pm Workshop objectives:-Build client self-esteem and interpersonal skills with peer activities -Passing an online personality test-Making an application stand out-Personalized interview pitch-Answering difficult questions-Good work habits and attitude-Rights and responsibilities in the workplace PLUS! Special trip To Savers (6/12/14) for a presentation on […]

Start: May 29, 2014 2:00 pm
End: July 10, 2014 4:00 pm
May 14, 2014

Join us on May 14th when we head on down to Springfield to advocate for people impacted by epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation Affiliates of Illinois will be meeting with our State Representatives to address important issues, such as the upcoming votes on bills that will include epilepsy as a condition for which medical marijuana may […]

Start: May 14, 2014
End: May 14, 2014
Venue: Springfield
Address:
IL, United States
April 30, 2014

Join us for a FREE event on April 30th, 2014 in Merrillville, IN where we will be discussing drug resistant epilepsy and new treatments, as well as surgical options. We will also be covering what a seizure is and what “intractable” means. Presenters include Elizabeth Magno, MD, Sanjeev Maniar, MD and Kevin Waldron, MD of […]

Start: April 30, 2014 6:00 pm
End: April 30, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: The Methodist Hospitals - Southlake Campus, Pavilion D (Outpatient Rehabilitation Services)
Address:
303 E. 89th Ave., Merriville, IN, United States, 46410
April 27, 2014

Peace of Mind, an organization committed to using the power of education to eliminate the fear and mystery surrounding epilepsy, will be hosting Exercise for Epilepsy Awareness on April 27th at the Sachs Recreation Center in Deerfield, IL from 2:00 – 4:30 pm. This event will invite guests to participate in either 45 minutes of […]

Start: April 27, 2014 2:00 pm
End: April 27, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Sachs Recreation Center
Address:
455 Lake Cook Rd., Deerfield, IL, United States
Cost: $ 40
April 26, 2014

This spring, we’ll be hosting three 5K events in Wheaton (April 26), Libertyville (May 3) and Chicago’s Montrose Harbor (May 10). Participants of the Montrose Harbor event will have the option to be officially timed with a Chrono-Timed Chip! The 2014 5K Walk held in Wheaton on April 26th will be at Cantigny Park, known for its scenic walking trails and […]

Start: April 26, 2014
End: May 10, 2014
Address:
United States
April 12, 2014

Join us on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the University Illinois Chicago for a FREE educational event for parents of children diagnosed with epilepsy. Topics to be covered include diagnosis and testing, seizure diaries, Diastat administration, treatment, advocacy and more. A light breakfast will be included. Free parking is located at the Wood Street Parking […]

Start: April 12, 2014 10:00 am
End: April 12, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: University of Illinois Chicago - Student Center West
Phone: 312-939-8622
Address:
Thompson Center - 2nd fl, 828 S. Wolcott Ave., Chicago, IL, United States, 60612

Casino Night is the annual fundraising event for EFGC Peer Alliance, a recently launched board of the Epilepsy Foundation Greater Chicago. Hosted on April 12th at Prairie Production, the event is a cocktail attire casino themed night featuring Texas holdem, blackjack, and plinko. Guests are treated to an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live DJ, […]

Start: April 12, 2014
End: April 12, 2014
Venue: Prairie Production
Address:
1314 W Randolph, Chicago, IL, United States, 60607
Cost: $75 / $85
April 10, 2014

If you have reached a plateau with your current epilepsy treatment, or have tried multiple medications with diminishing results, you may be a candidate for new and exciting diagnostic techniques and surgical technologies. Join us on April 10, 2014 for a FREE event hosted by EFGC and NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Neurological Institute to explore new […]

Start: April 10, 2014 6:30 pm
End: April 10, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Evanston Hospital
Address:
2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL, United States, 60201
April 5, 2014

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago Medicine and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will be hosting ParentLink, a FREE educational program that addresses a variety of issues for parents of children with epilepsy. This session will focus on epilepsy co-morbidities and the benefits of neuropsychological testing. The […]

Start: April 5, 2014 11:30 am
End: April 5, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago Medicine
Address:
5721 S. Maryland Ave., Room K287, Chicago, IL, United States, 60637