Education

Sign the Epilepsy Research and Medical Marijuana Petition!

  The Epilepsy Foundation of America has started a petition on the White House website. We need your help!  We are calling on the President and the Drug Enforcement Administration to reschedule marijuana to a lower level under the controlled substances act.  The Foundation supports this change to benefit greater access to marijuana and its [...]

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April 2012 E-Newsletter

Visit our site April 2012 Calling All Epilepsy Advocates! If Someone You Love Has Epilepsy or Seizures… Contact PA Governor Corbett and your elected officials today! The upcoming month is critical to reinstating the state funding for epilepsy services and it depends on you! Do not rely on your neighbor to speak up; we need [...]

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Institute of Medicine’s Report: Epilepsy Across the Spectrum

Recently, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its report, Epilepsy across the Spectrum. The report highlights numerous gaps in the knowledge and management of epilepsy and recommends actions for improving the lives of those with epilepsy and their families, while promoting a better understanding of the disorder.  It also brings to light that at least [...]

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National Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania is spreading the news and asking our 18 counties to join us in awareness. The EFEPA organized many ways you can participate in National Epilepsy Awareness Month. We will be kicking off the month with an awareness campaign, including Philadelphia’s skyline going purple, [...]

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Epilepsy Education & Information Exchange

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month and there is no better way to educate yourself then attending our FREE Annual Epilepsy Education & Information Exchange, Saturday, November 12, 2011. This year’s conference topic is “Taking Control” and we are privileged to have Dr. Christopher Skidmore join us as our keynote speaker. Dr. Christopher T. Skidmore is [...]

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