Epilepsy Durham Region
We are committed to promoting independence and optimal quality of life for individuals living with epilepsy and their families, through support, advocacy and public education.
Our new summer gift line has arrived! We have a gift for everyone on your summer shopping list, can meet your house-warming gift needs, and have that special item for a personal splurge. The best part - it's all affordable, quality items you can purchase while supporting Epilepsy Durham Region. Click on the files below to see our new items and to download your order form today. Contact the office if you want to come see the items before you buy, we would love to show them off!
Summer Gift Line Flyer
Summer Gift Line Order Form
From May 6th thru May 10th Epilepsy Durham Region joined the RCMP and a local network of education, police, agencies, businesses and industry partnners to educate grade 5 students throughout Durham Region. Racing against Drugs Durham is designed to promote healthy, drug-free lifestyles through an exciting school program, including a cirriculum and a visit by the students to the Racing against Drugs event.
We would like to extend our thanks to the diligent planning and work of the RADD Committee and the dedication of our volunteers Miriam and Vicki throughout the whole week!
Arnold's Champion Walk of Courage
Arnold's Champion Walk of Courage raised $2,228.00 for Epilepsy Durham Region. Over a span of three days, Arnold walked 52km to support the organization. Thank you Arnold for your extreme generosity, it is truly inspiring!
With the help of 106 other participants, volunteers, and the kindness of those who pledged to the Walk of Courage, Epilepsy Durham Region was able to raise $8,207.75! Apart from pledges raised, on Sunday, April 14th purple shirts were distinctly evident in the crowds at South Oshawa Community Centre generating awareness and increasing education on the number of individuals touched by epilepsy throughout Durham Region. Thank you to all who made this possible.
There has been information released from Pfizer addressing the recent national supply struggle on Dilantin. To find out more information click on the link below.
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Help Name our Epilepsy SuperDog!
The newest member of Epilepsy Durham Region, our Epilepsy SuperDog, needs a name. Click here to download a picture of the SuperDog and submit your name choice to email@example.com, fax to (905)-430-3080 or deliver it to our office at 310 Byron Street South, Unit #3. It's a fun activity for the entire family to do together!
ONE in 20 children whose mothers used a drug to treat epilepsy during pregnancy suffers from an autistic disorder, research suggests.
Sample of Notification…
Pfizer has reported that they are experiencing a shortage of Neurontin tablets (600 mg) which is expected to be resolved by March 15, 2013.
Epilepsy Ontario contacted Pfizer's customer service department and learned that all other strengths of Neurontin are available: 100 mg, 300 mg and 400 mg…
1. Continuing Studies Award
2. President's Award of Distinction
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