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Events

Epilepsy Foundation Orange County provides a variety of activities throughout the year. Raising awareness about the disorder and dispelling the many myths and misunderstandings about people who have epilepsy remains a priority.

 

Rudy's Christmas Trees for a Cause Holiday Fundraiser

Rudy’s Christmas Trees for a Cause Holiday Fundraiser

We are thrilled to partner with Rudy's Christmas Trees for a Cause for Epilepsy Awareness Month! For just $299 you can purchase the Reindeer Package which includes: Premium hand-selected Noble or Douglas Fir Safe home delivery & set-up in OC Tree stand with mat Wreath ...
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Holiday Toy Drive

Holiday Toy Drive

Together with Talent for Epilepsy, Epilepsy Foundation Orange County is hosting a toy drive for children with epilepsy and their siblings. Epilepsy is a devastating disease that affects not only the person with epilepsy but the entire family. We would like to bring smiles to ...
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Rock Obsession Fundraiser - Through November

Rock Obsession Fundraiser – Through November

If you are crazy about crystals, rocks and geodes, looking to buy a gift or just need some positive energy in your life right now, look no further than Rock Obsession. Owner Jan Maize has built a spectacularly gorgeous collection that she would like to ...
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Epilepsy, Pregnancy and Contraception - Dec 9

Epilepsy, Pregnancy and Contraception – Dec 9

Epilepsy affects women differently. Their hormonal and menstrual cycles, pregnancy, menopause—all of those life stages are affected by epilepsy. The treatment of their epilepsy may be affected by their hormonal state or their epilepsy and its treatment could affect their hormones. Join us as we ...
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New Year, New You: Best Self Management Practices for People with Epilepsy - Jan 13

New Year, New You: Best Self Management Practices for People with Epilepsy – Jan 13

Join Dr. Elaine Kiriakopolous, Co-Director, HOBSCOTCH Institute for Cognitive Health & Well Being at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Epilepsy Center as she discusses best practices for dealing with stress, anxiety, and depression as they specifically relate to people with epilepsy. Date: January 13, 2021 Time: 6pm Register ...
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The ABC's of EEG's - Feb 10

The ABC’s of EEG’s – Feb 10

An Evolving Tool for Epilepsy Diagnosis Join us as we welcome Epileptologist and Director of the Epilepsy Program at HOAG, Dr. David Millett as he discusses both the intracacies and advancements in the very well known diagnostic tool; an EEG. Date: February 10, 2021 Time: ...
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Genetics and Epilepsy - March 10

Genetics and Epilepsy – March 10

New Developments and Targeted Treatments Join us for a conversation discussing what we know about the genetics of epilepsy, the benefits and limitations of testing, and how to go about getting testing and insurance coverage. Date: March 10, 2021 Time: 6pm Register Now ...
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Self Advocacy in Epilepsy - April 14

Self Advocacy in Epilepsy – April 14

Tips & Tricks to be your own best advocate Join our epilepsy patient advocates as they speak from personal experience to amplify the voices of those who face health inequities in our society. You will learn how to take an active, educated role in your ...
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Anti-Epileptic Drugs - May 12

Anti-Epileptic Drugs – May 12

How they work, what they do, generic vs. brand and more For most people with epilepsy, treatment for their seizures includes anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). But what do these drugs do? Join Epileptologist and Chief of Neurology at Mission Hospital, Dr. Parshaw Dorriz as he gives ...
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Epilepsy Surgery - June 9

Epilepsy Surgery – June 9

Advancements, Options and Considerations Please join us for a conversation with HOAG Neurosurgeon, Dr. Vivek Mehta, as he talks about epilepsy surgery and helps us better understand: Who should be considered for epilepsy surgery? What does the evaluation for epilepsy surgery include? What types of ...
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