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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...
5 July 2017
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, 2017. One award of $500 will be made in December of 2017. Don't miss out on Read More...
5 July 2017
The Epilepsy Association of Calgary has moved!  Please make note of our new address to ensure you can always find us: 316, 4014 Macleod Trail S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2G 2R7 Our telephone and fax numbers will remain the same, however, there will be service disruption, for which we apologize.  Send us an e-mail Read More...
11 April 2017
Camp Fireworks is a camp for kids with epilepsy ages 7 to 17, and is held in partnership with Easter Seals Camp Horizon and the Epilepsy Association of Calgary from August 6 to 11, 2017. 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.