With the sheer number of people living with Epilepsy, and the impact this disease has on an individual and their family, our goal is to ensure that local community support is available to address the catastrophic effects of this disease.

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  • Epilepsy Durham Region Introduces its 30th Anniversary Signature Collect Jewellry

    Epilepsy Durham Region is excited to launch our 30th Anniversary Signature Collection Jewellry line! Two signature pieces are now available - a sterling silver bracelet with amythyst charm and sterling silver 18 inch necklace with amythyst charm, with additional charms available to customize your piece just for you!    

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  • Epilepsy Durham Region Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary | 2017 | 12 Months of Excitement

    Humble Beginnings 30 years ago, an event took place which changed the lives of many forever.   On a cold December evening, a small group of determined people came together at St. Gregory‚Äôs Auditorium in Oshawa. What began as a small volunteer lead support meeting has grown into a vital service in Durham Region; champions helping more than 34,000 individuals each year. Epilepsy Durham Region is now...

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  • Happy 30th Anniversary | EDR Commemorative Collection

    MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT - WHITBY - Celina Caesar-Chavannes

    As the Member of Parliament for Whitby, it is my pleasure to congratulate Epilepsy Durham Region on your 30th anniversary and recognize the tremendous service you provide to those living with epilepsy in the Durham Region.
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  • Purple Walk for Epilepsy

    Please join us for our annual 5 KM Purple Walk for Epilepsy in partnership with the Durham Community Foundation, 'Walk for your Cause' event.   DETAILS: When:                   Sunday, October 29th, 2017 Where:                 Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility |  2700 Audley Rd. N., Ajax Registration:      10:00 in Taunton Hall | Deer Creek Golf Course Walk Starts:        10:30 on the Ruby Course


    Lunch is available for all registered

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  • Meet Daniel

     A Message from a Mom   Thank you for taking the time to understand what Lennox Gastaut Syndrome is and what it can mean to a family.   Daniel has intractable epilepsy and has failed 10 anti-epileptic medications in 3 years. He has been taking CBD oil for a year. While there has been some reduction in seizure activity, it is not consistent and this treatment is very expensive.   Later this fall...

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  • Trent University Durham Offering Free Humanities 101 Course

    Trent University Durham is proud to be offering Humanities 101, our community-based initiative, for the fourth year, this Fall.   Humanities 101 at Trent University Durham is a free, 10-week, not-for-credit multi-disciplinary course offering classes in humanities and social sciences. Students will attend classes each week for two hours (one hour of lecture and one hour of seminar-style...

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