Epilepsy Toronto

Epilepsy Toronto

Adult Program

The organization offers on-going support for adults with epilepsy including counselling, advocacy, information seminars, and support groups. The adult supports groups include the following:

  • AWEC - Adults with Epilepsy Connection
  • Support Group for Professionals
  • Friday Recreation Group
  • Pregnant and New Mom's Network
  • Partners of People with Epilepsy Support Group
  • Epilepsy Surgery Support
  • SUDEP Aware and Support Group

Children and Youth Program

Epilepsy Toronto's Children and Youth services include support for the newly diagnosed, education interventions, medical advocacy, recreational activities and outreach. The following support groups are provided as well:

  • Support Group for Parents of Children with Epilepsy
  • Support Group for Parents of Young Adults and Teens
  • End Trash Talk Campaign, which provides youth with a voice to vent

Employment Program

Counselling

  • coping with epilepsy
  • career choices
  • job retention strategies
  • disclosure to employer
  • workplace accommodation
  • driver's licence regulations

Job Search and Retention

  • skills evaluation
  • job search skills and weekly Job Club meetings
  • Job Search Online
  • Employment Workshops
  • Epilepsy Education in the Workplace
  • Employee - Employer Partnership Support

Yearly events conducted by Epilepsy Toronto

  • Scotiabank Toronto BuskerBall Gala
  • Scotiabank Toronto BuskerFest
  • Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon
  • Purple Day of Global Epilepsy Awareness

References

External links

  • Official website