Dallas/Fort Worth Events

Dallas / Fort Worth Stroll for Epilepsy - The Dallas Zoo – Saturday, April 7, 2018

Logo FINAL -Texas Strong.Epilepsy Strong


Fort Worth Cornhole Tournament – May 5, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas

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Ongoing – Online School Nurse Training

Free, Accredited, Online!

With this nationwide training, the Epilepsy Foundation Texas’ goal is to educate 800 school nurses across our service area by the end of the year! Please help us reach out to your school district to schedule a presentation or encourage them to take an online course! Each school nurse who completes the in-person or online course receives CEU credit hours. Download flyer with additional details. Contact us at 888-548-9716 or at education@eftx.org for more details or any questions!



Ongoing – Online EMS Training

Free, Accredited, Online!

Sign up at http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/firstresponders/ and click: Access Trainings! Course code is 05.

The EMS course, about 60 minutes in length, describes a variety of seizures associated with epilepsy, seizures with other potential causes, appropriate EMS response on scene, and issues to be considered when determining whether or not further medical care is warranted. CECBEMS- approved CE lesson will award 1.5 hours of continuing education credit upon successful completion.


Ongoing – Support Group Information

Fort Worth Parent Support Group

Cook Children’s Hospital


Angela Childers, RN Epilepsy and Tuberous Sclerosis Program Coordinator 682-885-7259

This group meets the 2nd Thursday of every other month from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in the Lower Level – Medical Center Pavilion.

Everyone in the family is invited, including siblings, whether or not they are a patient at Cook Children’s. Dinner is provided.

Cook Children’s Epilepsy Support Group website

Collin County Support Group

Lone Star Neurology and VNS Therapy, along with the Epilepsy Foundation of Texas and other partners, host epilepsy meetings every third Thursday of the month from 7pm – 9pm.

Adults living with epilepsy and their families are invited to join these events to talk about navigating life with epilepsy. Throughout the year, guest speakers will join the meetings to discuss various topics related to epilepsy. Refreshments are provided.

Contact Naomi Meier at (888) 548-9716 or nmeier@eftx.org for more information and to RSVP

Meeting Location:

Baylor Scott and White Centennial Hospital

12505 Lebanon Road

Frisco, Texas 75035

Children’s Medical Center Support Group

Contact Kara Morrison for more information: kara.morrison@childrens.com

Spanish speaking group meets 4 times a year.

Texas Health Resources Dallas

An education and support group for patients, family members, friends and caregivers. The group meets every third Tuesday of the month from 7pm-8pm.

Meeting Location:

Texas Health Resources University (located behind the hospital)

8194 Walnut Hill Lane

Dallas, Texas 75231

Link to the map here.

For more information, please call the facilitator at 214-345-7981

Parent and Adult Support Group

Medical City Dallas

Contact: Kristen Anderson for more info:



Meetings are held at 6:00pm every other month on the last Thursday of the month.

UT Southwestern Support Group

Contact Adriana Soniat RN

Click here for the August Support Group Flyer


214-645-8800 (please leave a message and we will return your call)

Meeting Location:

Zale Lipshy University Hospital

Dining Room Conference (by Cafeteria)

5151 Harry Hines Blvd

Dallas, Texas 75390

Fort Worth Adult Epilepsy Support Group

Meetings will occur every other month

Upcoming dates:

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The meetings are located in:

Kupferle Conference Room in the Richardson Building at Texas Health Resources Fort Worth – 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76104 (Harris Tower located close to 6th Avenue).

For more information, please contact Caroline Green Carolined_73@yahoo.com (817)239-4668

North Texas Adult Support Group

Contact Margarette Sapon-Amoah

(214) 345-4213