10 Apr
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Family Education Carnival – May 2

Come One, Come All — Join EFGA & Friends for the Best Epilepsy Fair of Them All! On May 2nd from 6:00PM – 9:00PM at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Eisai and the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia will be hosting a carnival themed awareness and education event that will be filled with food, games and [...]
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22 Oct
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Tanner

On February 1, 2014 we experienced the miracle of life when our baby boy, Tanner Ashton entered this world. He was healthy, big and beautiful! We fell in love instantly! Around 3 months of age, we started noticing strange jerks, and within a couple of weeks they started happening more frequently and for longer periods […]

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27 Mar
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Official Statement Regarding Medical Marijuana

Below is the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia’s official statement regarding medical marijuana. The Epilepsy Foundation supports the rights of patients and families living with seizures and epilepsy to access physician directed care, including medical marijuana. Nothing should stand in the way of patients gaining access to potentially life-saving treatment. If a patient and their healthcare professional feel […]

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27 Mar
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A Head’s Up About Concussions

The new school year and the fall sports season are just around the corner. For parents of children with epilepsy this can create many concerns, such as making sure their child receives an education in a medically safe environment, insuring the student receives any accommodation their child may need in the classroom and creating a […]

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26 Mar
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Eastern Closing Now Offering Donation to EFGA for Every Closing

Eastern Closing Services is happy to announce they are partnering with EFGA by giving back by donating a portion of each closing they do! Eastern Closing Services, LLC prides itself on courteous personal service. Eastern specializes in real estate closings, whether purchases or refinances, residential and commercial transactions, real estate title searches, title insurance including […]

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27 Mar
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Featured On WSB TV

 EFGA Board Member and Professional Advisory Board Member Featured On WSB TV Segment Doctors say some generic medications can have a dangerous downside. Watch as Dr. Larry Seiden, PAB Chair, discusses the warnings and precautions patients should take before taking generic medications. To watch the video, follow this link to WSB TV’s website. Thank you […]

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27 Mar
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WebEase Now Available

WebEase (Web Epilepsy, Awareness, Support and Education) was developed by a team of Emory University researchers and physicians who treat persons with epilepsy. The program does not tell you what to do, rather it guides you toward making decisions on taking your medications, managing stress and getting a good night’s sleep. You are encouraged to […]

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27 Mar
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Dravet Syndrome Foundation: Steps Toward A Cure 2013

Join us at this year’s Steps Toward A Cure: Atlanta, GA on Saturday, October 12th from 8am to 11am. Proceeds benefit Dravet Syndrome Foundation(DSF) whose mission is to raise money for research of Dravet syndrome and related childhood epilepsy/seizure disorders. This fun, family-friendly event includes a brief family walk, refreshments, kids activities, and raffle. The […]

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25 Mar
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Stuart Staton Memorial Fund

The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia is honored to announce the development of the Stuart Staton Memorial Fund. Mr. Staton’s family have been so generous in offering to match donations made in Mr. Staton’s memory up to $35,000 to help EFGA provide programs and services to the more than 150,000 Georgians living with epilepsy. Through this […]

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13 Mar
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School Programs

A child spends approximately 1200 hours in school each year. It is vital that the faculty, staff and other students understand epilepsy and what to do in the instance a child has a seizure. The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia provides many programs to help promote seizure first aid, epilepsy awareness and epilepsy education within the schools.

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