A List of our FREE Programs that we offer: 

Kids Crew

The Epilepsy Foundation thinks that kids have big hearts and are able to do amazing things. You can create awareness, share your story and participate in events for fun and awareness.  Joining the Kids Crew is easy and FREE.*

Click the link to learn more about Kids Crew and to register online: https://www.epilepsy.com/make-difference/get-involved/kids-crew

We will be having a movie drive-in event for our Kids Crew members April 6, 2019 at 1:00PM at our office in Indy. More details of the event will come as we get closer to the date*

Please email aedwards@efa.org if you have any questions or concerns about this event. 

Youth Leadership Council

 A new pilot program for youth 13 – 20 to engage with others interested in epilepsy support and outreach. Our next meeting is March 13th at 7:30PM through Zoom. Stay tuned for the link to join the meeting*

We are always welcoming new members. Reach out to aedwards@efa.org if you would like to join the Youth Leadership Council and also for questions. 

Summer Camp and Fall Family Camp 2019

We are offering free camps for youth with epilepsy and their siblings (summer) and families (Fall) with expert medical staff, activities, food and lodging all provided.* Join us for Epilepsy and Seizure Week during summer camp, July 14th-18th, and Fall Family Camp Oct.4th-6th.

Support Groups

We currently have support groups in Indianapolis, Central Indianapolis and Evansville. All contacts for the support groups are listed, and you can email aedwards@efa.org with any questions as well. Here are our next meetings set:

Indianapolis Support Group

-Next Meetings: March 3rd, April 13th 11:30-1pm @ Community North Hospital Medical Office Building, Room 370 (7250 Clearvista Dr., Indy)

Contact: Cameron, indyepilepsy@gmail.com

Central Indianapolis Support Group 

-Next Meeting: February 23rd, 10:30-12:00pm @ Central Library, Room 311 (40 E St Clair St, Indianapolis, IN 46204) 

Contact: Cameron, indyepilepsy@gmail.com 

Evansville Support Group

-Next Meetings: February 16th, March 16th, April 13th, May 11th, 2:30 - 4:30pm CT @ EVPL Central - Large Group room (200 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47713)

Contact: Matt (352) 978-9995

Outreach and Education

Our staff is willing to provide free trainings, information meetings and lots of free resources.  We have great educational materials that cover youth, families, men, women, seniors, first aid, SUDEP, and lots more!  Go to https://www.epilepsy.com/ for lots of information.* Here is a list of all of the FREE trainings we provide: 

Seizure First Aid Training

Seizure Recognition & Response Training – general audiences

Law Enforcement Training

First Responders Training

School Nurse Training “Managing Students with Seizures”

Seizure Training for School Personnel Training

Seizure Training for Childcare Personnel

Take Charge - K - 12 Classroom Education

Seniors & Seizures

Teens Speak Up!

TSU provides an opportunity for teens with epilepsy and their parents to visit the nation's capital, receive advocacy training, meet with their legislators, and tell their personal stories. Teens from across the country are nominated by affiliates and selected by the Foundation to participate in the program. After receiving training at TSU, each teen is asked to turn that training into action in their respective home districts through our Year of Service program. 

Get information and stay connected – Look for us on Facebook at Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana
*Indiana website – https://www.epilepsy.com/local/indiana-province-state
** Reach out to Ryan Keys at rkeys@efa.org or Alyssa Edwards aedwards@efa.org for resources and programs specific to Indiana. 

Toll Free Helpline: 1-800-332-1000 – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

The Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline has trained information specialists standing by to answer your questions about epilepsy and seizures and provide you with help, hope, support, guidance, and access to national and local resources.

 

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