Quad Cities

Upcoming events

Reservations required – contact Judy Freeman by July 23 at 309.788.7110 or jfreeman@pdoflegal.com   

EDUCATION

Customized epilepsy education programs are available for a variety of audiences, including:

  • schools and childcare centers
  • social service providers
  • businesses
  • civic and community groups
  • people with epilepsy and their families

The availability of onsite programs varies by location. Where we are not able to provide onsite programs, videos can be loaned.

Support Groups

Other Groups

Sterling/Rock Falls
Thursday, May 8 from 6pm-7pm
CGH Medical Center, Classroom #1
100 E. LeFevre Rd., Sterling
Will continue every 2nd Thursday of every other month through 2014– starting June 12, August 14, October 9, December 11

Monta – 309.373.0377 or efqc@efncil.org

Kewanee
Wednesday, May 21 from 6pm-7pm
First Christian Church
105 Dwight St., Kewanee

Will continue every 2nd Wednesday of the month in 2014 – starting June 11, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10

Andrea Ceja – 309.883.1485, on facebook – Kewanee Support Group, or efqc@efncil.org

ADVOCACY

Members of the Illinois epilepsy community participate in statewide and national efforts to increase awareness of epilepsy and funding for epilepsy research and services.

The Illinois Epilepsy ActionThe Illinois Epilepsy Action Network is a grassroots advocacy network addressing issues affecting people affected by epilepsy on the state and federal levels.

Speak Up, Speak Out
Speak Up, Speak Out is a grassroots advocacy network that connects citizens with their federal elected officials on issues of national importance to the epilepsy community.

Kids Speak Up! is a national conference for youth leaders with epilepsy. It provides 7-16 year olds with a unique opportunity to educate elected officials and staff about seizure disorders.

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