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6 July 2018
The Melanie Grace Memorial Scholarship – Honoring Sparkling Women Applications for the Melanie Grace Memorial Scholarship, in memory of our former Volunteer Coordinator, Melanie Grace   Burnell, are now available and will accepted until October 9, 2018. One award of $500 will be made in December of 2018. Don't miss out Read More...
17 April 2018
CAMP FIREWORKS August 5 to 10th, 2018 for youth aged 7 to 17 Register your child for Camp Fireworks, an overnight camp fill with new adventures and new friends, all in a safe environment with nursing staff on call around the clock.  Imagine...not being the kid with epilepsy for a whole week!  Read More...
16 April 2018
If you like to walk or run, we hope you'll join TEAM EPILEPSY for the 2018 Charity Challenge on Sunday May 27, 2018.  There is an event for every age and ability level (see below), and the first ten people to sign up receive free registration.  Registration is easy! Visit:  Calgary Read More...
12 October 2017
Registration for the 2017 Bare Naked Noggins is now OPEN! If you would like to use your noggin for a great cause, you can register at: This year's event will take place on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Bankers Hall, 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.  Read More...

Seizure First Aid

1. Keep calm. Let the seizure run its course. Time the seizure. If the seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes, repeats without a full recovery, or the person is injured, call for medical assistance.
2. Protect the person from injury. For convulsive seizures, place something soft under the person's head and move any furniture or obstacles out of the way. Do not restrain the individual's movement. For a seizure causing a person to wander, gently guide them away from danger.
3. NEVER put anything in the person's mouth/between the teeth.
4. After a convulsive (tonic-clonic) seizure has ended, roll the person onto their side. This allows any fluid to drain from the person's mouth, helping clear their airway. Check for medical identification.
5. After the seizure, let the person rest. Some people will need only a few minutes to recover; others may require several hours of rest.