Houston Area Events

Stroll for Epilepsy

Our popular “Stroll for Epilepsy” is a family-oriented, noncompetitive walk in Houston, Dallas and El Paso. Visit www.strollforepilepsy.org to register or donate to this popular event that raises funds for education, advocacy services and medical programs for people with epilepsy and their caregivers.

 

Dallas Stroll for Epilepsy: Saturday, April 1st, 2017

El Paso Stroll for Epilepsy: Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Houston Stroll for Epilepsy: Saturday, April 8th, 2017


To learn specifically how you or your company can sponsor these events, please contact Amanda Rockwell at 888-548-9716 or via email at stroll@eftx.org.

 

Youth Transition Program

January 2016 – May 2016

The Transition Program promotes independence, individuality and growth for ages 12-19 years old who live with epilepsy and their parents/caregivers. The program offers a supportive environment for teens to learn how to manage their seizures and prepare for adulthood. Parents receive advice and tools for parenting their teen during this transition. Meetings are held once a month at the Epilepsy Foundation office at 2401 Fountain View Drive, Suite 900, Houston, Texas 77057. Exact days and times will be announced via social media so please follow us to get Transition meeting announcements.

 

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.