Epilepsy Durham Region is proud to showcase Lora the Lavender Labrador as their holiday ambassador supporting children living with epilepsy. Lora was created to help offer comfort to a loved one in need.
Families and business can adopt Lora with a donation of $20.00. Lora, a 12” plush toy, brings the magic of the holiday season in to your home. “By adopting Lora for the holiday season, it’s the gift that gives twice”, says Executive Director, Dianne McKenzie.
What better way to say ‘get well soon’. Children like Daniel living with Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, who is undergoing brain surgery this month, will receive the warmth of well wishes and Lora will find a loving home. We are encouraging families this holiday...
Please join us for our third annual Epilepsy education forum, Beyond the Medical | Epilepsy Self-Management and Advocacy
The full day forum will feature How to Cope with Epilepsy and Depression/Anxiety, Information of Cannabidiol (CBD) Studies in Canada, Becoming Your Own Advocate, and What to do when Medications Fail; Demystifying the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Epilepsy Surgery.
Location: The Abilities Centre | 55 Gordon Street, Whitby ON | 905-665-8500 | www.abilitiescentre.org
Date: Saturday, November 4th, 2016 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Registration at 9:30 am
*Please note, you must register to attend this event - registration is limited 50 people
To cofirm that you will be attending the event, please email: ...
Please join us for our annual Purple Walk for Epilepsy in partnership with the Durham Community Foundation, 'Walk for your Cause' event.
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
The loop of the Ruby Course is approximately 3.1 km - there will be markers at every km so you can choose how far you walk!
Lunch is available for all registered participants in Taunton Hall after the
UPDATE DECEMBER 22ND, 2017
Daniel and his mom send Merry Christmas wishes to you. Your support and kindness has been so inspiring and uplifting.
Thank you so much for caring! Daniel is a special little boy is loved very much. Thank you.
UPDATE DECEMBER 8TH, 2017
Daniel continues to get stronger every day. He will begin attending school at Holland Bloorview Kid Rehabilitation Hospital a couple of days a week. Please send your well wishes to Daniel and his mom as they continue their recovery journey leading into the holidays.
UPDATE DECEMBER 1ST, 2017
Daniel and his mom have moved from Sick Kids Hospital to Holland Bloorview Kid Rehabilitation Hospital to continue with a new phase in his recovery...