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Epilepsy South Central Ontario News

Join an all-star lineup of celebrity chefs at our Inaugural Culinary Showdown.

January 17, 2019

On November 9, 2019 Epilepsy South Central Ontario will be hosting it’s inaugural Culinary Showdown.   Join an all-star lineup of celebrity chefs and compete for the coveted Culinary Showdown Trophy.   Culinary enthusiasts will compete in this Chopped-style competition, with proceeds going towards Epilepsy South Central Ontario.   PARTICIPANT INFO    

Provincial Budget

January 15, 2019

In Ontario, 95,000 people live with epilepsy, and every year thousands of them make unnecessary trips to the Emergency Room, adding to the province’s Hallway Healthcare crisis and costing the healthcare system millions of dollars. It doesn’t need to be this way. Epilepsy Ontario’s has sent a pre-budget submission to the provincial government, asking for $11 million…

ILAE 2017 — New Classification OF SEIZURE TYPES

January 14, 2019

The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) is a scientific organization devoted to improving the lives of those living with epilepsy by promoting research, education, and training. They have recently developed a new way of classifying seizures to help us better diagnose and treat epilepsy. The new system has new terms for seizures that didn’t fit…

Group Support & Peer Mentoring

January 14, 2019

Hamilton Support Group Who: Adults (any connection to epilepsy) Where: Hamilton General Hospital, 237 Barton St. E, Hamilton When: 4th Monday of every month from 7pm-9pm Mississauga Support Group Who: Adults (any connection to epilepsy) Where: Halton Peel Hamilton Office, 2155 Dunwin Drive Unit 5, Mississauga When: 2nd Monday of every month from 7pm-9pm KW-Guelph Support…

We’ll miss you Grace!

January 2, 2019

It is with saddened hearts to announce that we have lost a member of our Epilepsy South Central Ontario family – Grace Olivia Hunstman. Our thoughts and love go out to the Huntsman family during this difficult time. We’ll miss you Grace!