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Putting Epilepsy Programs in Provincial Budget

February 22, 2018

Epilepsy Ontario has sent the provincial government recommendations on how to improve the lives of people with epilepsy, by funding community education and support programs at Community Epilepsy Agencies, as part of this year’s budget consultation. Click here to send a short message of support to the Health and Finance Ministers. While Epilepsy Ontario and…

Toronto boy raises $7K through bake sale to send 4 kids to Summerfest Camp

June 15, 2017

By Deron Hamel A Toronto boy has raised more than $7,000 with a bake sale he spearheaded to send four children living with epilepsy to Summerfest Camp. Nine-year-old Brody, who was diagnosed with epilepsy last September, told his mother, Tammy Baruch, he wanted to do something in recognition of Purple Day, the international day of…

2 charities partner to create educational sessions focused on Dravet spectrum disorders

March 27, 2017

By Deron Hamel Dravet Canada and SUDEP Aware have partnered to deliver a series of educational sessions led by researchers and clinicians to provide the latest information about Dravet spectrum disorders to families and caregivers of people living with the condition. The first Dravet Day events are being held April 8 in Toronto and St.…