What we're about

You are not alone while living with epilepsy. Meet others who understand epilepsy, learn strategies to manage your seizures and make new friends.

We hold a variety of events, including a virtual support groups, a parent support group, and 5 separate age based support groups - all virtually. Our age based support groups include an hour of Q & A with an epilepsy specialist from a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, and an hour of talk time.

We also hold two annual Empowering Epilepsy: Empower Your Life Conferences that feature some of the top epilepsy specialists in the country better educating people living with epilepsy, their family, and the general public about epilepsy and seizures.

When COVID isn't keeping us at home, we also hold in person events throughout the Akron area to allow you to create positive, lasting memories.

For more information, or to join our e-newsletter, contact Leigh Goldie at Leigh@empoweringepilepsy.org.

Upcoming events (5)

Virtual Support Group

Online event

Join us for a virtual hour of talk time and an hour of free restorative yoga (which you can do by simply sitting in a chair and breathing). Meet others who understand epilepsy, learn strategies to manage your seizures, and make new friends.

This is a free event, but registration is required for meeting privacy. Once you register, you will receive a link via email to click to join the meeting.

Young Adults and Epilepsy Talk

Online event

Meet other young adults, ages 20 - 34 who are living with epilepsy!

Enjoy an hour of Q & A with an epileptologist from a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, and an hour of talk time with other people in your age group.

This is a free event, but registration is required for meeting privacy.

Click this link to register: https://empoweringepilepsy.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtduiprTkiE9SCcfgCEP0veAJE0kpidO7H

Once you register, you will receive an email with a link to join. We have a great group! Hope you can join us!

Adults and Epilepsy Talk

Online event

Join Empowering Epilepsy for our Adults and Epilepsy Talk, specifically for people between the ages of 35 – 60 who are living with seizures. Meet others who understand epilepsy, learn strategies to manage your seizures, and make new friends.

We will have an hour of Q & A with Dr. Raed Azzam, Adult Epileptologist from The Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center, where you can ask any general questions about epilepsy and seizures.

Then, enjoy an hour of talk time where you can meet and talk with other adults living with epilepsy.

Registration is required for meeting privacy. Click this link to register: https://empoweringepilepsy.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkdemprDkvGdXBuF4yQzVHvcuQSXbLkyj5

Once you have registered, you will receive an email with a link to join.

Seniors and Epilepsy Talk

Online event

Join Empowering Epilepsy for our Seniors and Epilepsy Talk for people with epilepsy ages 60 and over!

Meet other in your age group who understand epilepsy, learn strategies to better manage your seizures, and take charge of your life!

Enjoy an hour of Q & A with an epilepsy specialist from a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, and an hour of Talk Time with other people in your age group who are also living with epilepsy!

This is a free event, but registration is required for meeting privacy. Click this link to register: https://empoweringepilepsy.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcuGpqTIrHNPHG2jKscldiUPAShGc6OTo

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the meeting.

Contact [masked] for more information. Hope you can join us!

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