Iowa Epilepsy Youth Council Invites You to the Purple Pumpkin Project!

Youth Council Members will be hosting a family fun event for children & teens with epilepsy at Williamson’s Pumpkin Patch! Each child and teen will receive a medium pumpkin that’s already been painted purple for them to decorate to help kick off the National Epilepsy awareness campaign, the “Purple Pumpkin Project”!  After decorating pumpkins, the youth will […]

New Book for Teens and Adults on Living with Epilepsy

Dr. David Spencer, professor of neurology at Oregon Health Science University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, has released a new book for adolescents and adults to help them deal with the trials of life with epilepsy. Navigating Life with Epilepsy is a new book available October 3 that provides helpful information about epilepsy and seizures. Dr. Spencer’s new […]

Texas Teen Creates Seizure Aid Program

Have you ever seen a seizure? Have your friends and classmates witnessed a seizure during class? Most students haven’t. Even if you have seen one, many seizure types can be pretty scary. Would you know what to do? One student at Cy-Falls High School near Houston, Texas, saw another student suffer a seizure during class and […]

Upcoming Events – Sign Up Now!

Looking for ways to get involved? It’s a busy spring for the Epilepsy Foundation – Iowa! Here are just a few of the upcoming events – and YOU are invited! 1.)    Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9 – 11 AM at Climb Iowa, 3605 SE Miehe Drive, Grimes, Iowa http://www.climbiowa.com/programs/groups/adult/ We will be climbing and […]