Epilepsy is the most common serious disease of the brain, affecting over 50 million people worldwide. Epilepsy Durham Region is an inclusive organization where those living with Epilepsy and their family can receive support, education, and resources. Utilizing a network of programs and services, our team provides specialized care, while building community awareness throughout Durham Region.

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  • 2020 Volunteer Reception & Epilepsy Lecture Series Welcomes Pediatric Epileptologist Guest Speaker

    We invite you to join us for our Volunteer Reception and Epilepsy Lecture Series. This year we are excited to welcome expert guest speaker, Pediatric Epileptologist, Dr. Evan Cole Lewis. Dr. Lewis will join us to discuss Cannabis and Epilepsy. This event provides a great opportunity to learn about Epilepsy as well as connect with Epilepsy Durham Region and other families that are touched by this...

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  • March is Epilepsy Awareness Month | How will you Celebrate?

     

    National Epilepsy Awareness Day returns on Thursday, March 26th, 2020     

     

     We invite you to help make it the biggest yet, soaring to new heights!    Epilepsy community agencies coast to coast are reaching out to you to get involved to help us increase education and awareness, and support for the 1 in 100 people living with Epilepsy in our communities. Download a registration form below and learn about ways that

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  • Friends & Family Campaign

     make a lasting impact together...  

    CEO, Dianne McKenzie says, “Start the conversation for those living with Epilepsy.

    Our Friends & Family Campaign will HARNESS and INFLUENCE and SPARK conversation about Epilepsy.”
        Epilepsy Durham Region is excited to launch it’s new Friends and Family Campaign. Can you help? We think we have made it really easy to lend a hand. We would like to invite you to ask 10

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  • Quality Standards to Improve Care | Health Quality Ontario

    Health Quality Ontario is the provincial lead on the quality of health care. We are motivated by a single-minded purpose: Better health for all Ontarians. They believe that working together, we can bring meaningful improvement in healthcare.    Quality standards outline for clinicians and patients what quality care looks like. They focus on conditions or topics where there are large variations in

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  • Help us to have Epilepsy Programming Included in the Provincial Budget

    Community Epilepsy Agencies across Ontario are advocating for funding from the provincial government for epilepsy education and support programs across Ontario, and we need your help to make it happen.    In Ontario, 95,000 people live with epilepsy, and Community Epilepsy Agencies, like Epilepsy Durham Region, make a huge impact, educating and supporting individuals and families touched by this

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