West Texas Events

Sharon’s Ride.Walk.Run

Please join us for our 1st Annual Sharon’s Ride.Walk.Run on Saturday, June 10th on Old Soncy Trail at the Wildcat Bluff Nature Center. Register as a walker and enjoy a nice leisurely stroll through the Nature Center Trail or run/walk a challenging 5k on Old Soncy Trail! The ride on the famous Old Soncy Trail will be a scenic 12 mile bicycle course. It’s a great way to raise funds & awareness for epilepsy and support Epilepsy Foundation Texas’ programs in West Texas! Register or donate here – www.sharonsrideamarillo.org

 

Camp Neuron®

July 3rd-9th, 2016
Children ages 8-14
Texas Lions Camp
Kerrville, Texas

 

Camp Spike ‘n’ Wave®

June 12-18, 2016
Children ages 8-14
Camp For All
Burton, Texas

 

Kamp Kaleidoscope®

July 3-9, 2016
Teens ages 15-19
YMCA Collin County Adventure Camp
Anna, Texas

 

 

Ongoing – Free Legal Clinic

Every third (3rd) Wednesday of the month from 2-4pm. Set up a conference call or stop by the Houston office to discuss legal issues in a confidential setting with an attorney. Schedule an appointment at 888-548-9716. Bilingual attorneys are able to assist you and your family.

 

 

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 – El Paso Support Group

Meets every third Thursday of the month / Se junta cada 3era jueves del mes – 5:30pm

Living With Epilepsy Support Group / Vivir con epilepsia grupo de apoyo

Norte Children’s Development Center

1101 E. Schuster Avenue – El Paso, Texas

 

 

 

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.