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Epilepsy South Central Ontario News

Hamilton Man tasered by Police during Epileptic Seizure on October 2nd 2022

October 12, 2022

The Canadian Epilepsy Alliance (CEA) does not condone any type of physical restraint when dealing with a seizure. Police Training for seizure management is available on their own Canadian Police Knowledge Network (CPKN) currently as an Elective Training Tool. The CEA is asking for support and partners to make this training MANDATORY for all police…

The Culinary Showdown

September 6, 2022

This November, Epilepsy South Central Ontario will be hosting its third Culinary Showdown. The Culinary Showdown includes an all-star lineup of 5 celebrity chefs who will join our top 50 fundraising foodies to compete for the coveted Culinary Showdown Trophy. This extraordinary challenge gives culinary enthusiasts the opportunity to fundraise in support of epilepsy to…

WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK ON THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF A “CEA APP”

July 29, 2022

We invite you to share your expectations and opinions regarding the potential development of a Canadian Epilepsy Alliance mobile app. We are asking the epilepsy community (epilepsy agencies, epilepsy partners, people living with epilepsy, and families of people with epilepsy) to have a say in developing a potential CEA app. We are hoping to develop…

TELUS Friendly Future Foundation Donates $20,000.00 to Epilepsy South Central Ontario for a Children and Youth Summer Empowerment Experience

June 29, 2022

Funding will help empower children and youth with epilepsy who feel isolated and face depression and anxiety. With about 60 participants, over 200 people will be positively impacted by the program Mississauga, Ontario, June 29, 2022  – TELUS Friendly Future Foundation® has donated $20,000.00 to contribute towards Epilepsy South Central Ontario’s Children and Youth Summer…

$491,700 OTF Grant Gives Epilepsy South Central Ontario for Clinic-to-Community Program

June 20, 2022

Mississauga Ontario – In 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic, Epilepsy South Central Ontario (ESCO) received $491,700, a three year GROW Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to deliver the proven program Clinic to Community which will provide newly diagnosed families with the essential information and community support “This investment by the Ontario Trillium…