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Epilepsy Foundation New England

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Our Mission

With your help, Epilepsy Foundation New England aims to improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by epilepsy and seizures. Together, we can offer those with epilepsy help for today, and hope for tomorrow.

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3.4 Million

People Living With Epilepsy In the U.S.

150,000

New Cases of Epilepsy Each Year

1 in 26

Will Develop Epilepsy In Their Lifetime

1 in 3

People With No Effective Treatment

Upcoming Events

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Story Time with Hope

We want to invite you to Story Time with Hope. Mon through Friday this week 11AM -11:30AM Story Time with Hope is aimed toward ages 4-7…

Virtual Kids Connect

We hope your child will be able to join us this week for our 4:30 Virtual Kids Connect.   Monday we will be Making a Homemade Stress ball.…

YLN New Friend Friday

Are you in high school or college and looking for a group of supportive friends? Join this YLN New Friend meeting for an introduction to…

BWH Adult Virtual SHARE Group

BWH Adult Virtual SHARE Group (previously held at Brigham and Women’s Hospital) is a group is for adults and their loved ones who would…

An Introduction to VNS Therapy for Epilepsy Treatment

Please register for An Introduction to VNS Therapy for Epilepsy Treatment on Jun 10, 2020 7:00 PM EDT at:   https://attendee.gotowebinar.…

Men's Group

Join us for our new men's only group every Friday at 7:15 PM. The group is for men 18+. Please email Chanda at cgunn@epilepsynewengland.org…

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Get Informed

We’re working to help those battling epilepsy from all corners of New England, and we’re always reaching out to those just starting their journey. That’s why we’re putting our knowledge, experience, and community to work for visitors at all stages of the battle against epilepsy.

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Give Back

Your involvement and advocacy on behalf of those battling epilepsy is crucial to our success, and we couldn't provide the services we do without your help. Whether you give a little or a lot, we always appreciate the support.

Get Involved
Get Involved

Our team of parents, patients, doctors, healthcare experts, researchers, and New Englanders all play a big role in our progress. Want to add your voice to the effort? Get involved and let’s put and end to epilepsy throughout New England, together.

Our Stories

News Stories from the foundation and stories from our friends living with epilepsy.

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Resources

Disability Rights Maine - Client Assistance Program June 3, 2020 The Client Assistance Program (CAP) is a federally funded program that provides information, assistance, and advocacy to people with disabilities who are applying for or receiving services under the Rehabilitation Act.

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Coronavirus Information for People Affected by Epilepsy in New England

Epilepsy Foundation New England, with our Professional Advisory Board, has put together the following guidance for people living with

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My Story

Kailey

Kailey is entering her senior year at Eastern Connecticut State University, where she is studying psychology. EFNE met with her while she was volunteering at our Purple Camp in East Brookfield, Massachusetts and talked about living with epilepsy on campus.

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My Story

Katrina

Katrina is a determined young woman, with epilepsy, who has tackled obstacles and grasped new adventures. With a passion for biology, Katrina has cultivated a successful career in landscaping. Against all odds, Katrina is able to connect with the earth and her customers.

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In The News

Sunday Sitdown: Susan Linn

Susan Linn, EFNE President & CEO, was interviewed by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette about her introduction to epilepsy.

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My Story

Gracelyn

An accomplished 17 year old singer/songwriter, pianist, guitarist and actor from Rhode Island.

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In The News

Purple Camp On TV!

The 'Purple Camp', EFNE's summer camp for youth with epilepsy, was featured on Charter TV 3 in Worcester.

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Sleepaway Camp A Safe Haven For Kids With Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Foundation New England Purple Camp, held at the West Suburban YMCA Frank A. Day Camp in East Brookfield, Massachusetts was featured in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette.

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My Story

Matt

Matt in his own words.

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Your clothing, dishes, household items, toys, apparel and more make a big difference. We make donating easy with free, scheduled curbside pickups.

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