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KPMG hosting lunch-and-learn to raise epilepsy awareness

March 21, 2013

Business advisory firm KPMG’s downtown Toronto office is hosting an employee lunch-and-learn March 22 to raise awareness of epilepsy and arm people with the knowledge necessary to foster conversations about seizure disorders. This is one example of what private industry is doing in recognition of Epilepsy Awareness Month. The event is being organized by KPMG’s…

Sign up now for Summerfest, a great experience for kids with epilepsy

February 14, 2013

Summerfest, an inclusive two-week camp experience, is once again being offered by Epilepsy Ontario at Camp Couchiching. But spaces in the program, which is an opportunity for youths who have epilepsy to mature and gain independence and have fun, are quickly filling up and families should sign up now to ensure their sons and daughters…

3rd Epilepsy Family Education Day Hosted by SickKids

February 5, 2013

The 3rd Epilepsy Family Education Day hosted by SickKids and the Ontario Brain Institute is quickly approaching. It will be held on Sunday March 3, 2013 from 10am to 4pm at the Hollywood Theatre in the Hospital for Sick Children.  The focus of this symposium is to provide information for families that have children with epilepsy…

Conference an opportunity to share Cdn survey findings, learn about latest research

January 3, 2013

Epilepsy information specialist Suzanne Nurse says attending a recent U.S. conference was an opportunity to share a Canadian survey’s findings with colleagues across North America, as well as a chance to learn about new epilepsy research developments that will help her better serve Epilepsy Ontario’s stakeholders. Nurse attended the American Epilepsy Society’s (AES) 2012 meeting,…