Help For Today

Epilepsy Foundation New England

For Tomorrow

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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Boston, ma

Boston SHARE Group

The Epilepsy Foundation New England Boston Group meeting provides adults the opportunity to meet other persons with epilepsy, who like you…

Toilet Training Workshop

Join MGH Thrive's Leigh Horne Mebel and Amanda Tourjee + Epilepsy Foundation New England to learn about and discuss Toilet Training in this…

Bangor, me

Bangor Maine SHARE Group

SHARE: Support, Hope, Advocate, Resources, Educate SHARE Groups are a reflection of our vision for the future - Help for Today, Hope for…

Epilepsy 102 Webinar

Epilepsy 102 is a follow up to Epilepsy 101. See our calendar for details on 101 offerings.   Epilepsy 102 for newly diagnosed individuals…

Lowell, ma

Open House at Our New Central Office Location

Come see our new Central Headquarters! Meet our staff and Board members, celebrate our volunteers, and enjoy appetizers and drinks. …

Epilepsy 102 Webinar

Epilepsy 102 for newly diagnosed individuals and family members occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best…

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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.

Give Back
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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Emily Worrall

Her sweet, loving, happy and beautiful personality will be greatly missed. She had an infectious giggle and a heart of gold. She could light up a house, never mind a room. She is now in heaven, lighting the way for others with her smile. She had a bright future ahead of her. Emily will be astoundingly missed by anyone she touched.

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Anthony Sposato

In loving memory of a kindhearted son, caring brother loving boyfriend, and loyal friend to many. His passing was very sudden and only a couple of days short of graduating from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a degree in Architecture. He will be missed but never forgotten.

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Suzanne Smiley

"I must go down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life, to the gull's way and the whale's way where the wind's like a whetted knife, and all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow rover, and a quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick's over." -John Masefield

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Matthew Siravo

"He continues to watch over us."

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Joseph Salituro

Those we have loved shine on forever young and forever loved. We look at the night sky in the quiet darkness and they are never far. Those who have  touch our lives are closer than we know because it is their light that shines on the world.

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Rose Elizabeth Hastings Robert

Upon reflection for her 8th grade Portfolio, Rose wrote: "Personal growth and knowledge are not the type of thing one leaves behind. It is in the wind when it blows, the rain when it rains, or your shadow in the sun. It is always there. As she is.

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Jamie Carlson Reynolds

Just for a short while I came to visit. Affection and love filled my days. Mommy & Daddy nurtured and cared for me. I love them so much! Every whisper, every caress, every moment mattered.

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Andrew Reynolds

Andy was the life of the party, and everyone loved to be around him. His compassion, warmth and good humor made him the best son, brother, uncle and friend anyone could wish for. Andy was taken from us way too early and we dearly miss him every day.

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Erika Preve

"We love and miss you. Your personal mantra we try to remember everyday: In the end what matters most is: How well did you live, how well did you love, how well did you learn to let go. We love you."

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