Help For Today
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.
People Living With Epilepsy In the U.S.
New Cases of Epilepsy Each Year
1 in 26
Will Develop Epilepsy In Their Lifetime
1 in 3
People With No Effective Treatment
Thank You To Our Corporate Sponsors
Thank you to all of the following corporations for donating to EFNE during this pandemic. Your support was needed now more than ever and we are so grateful.
2023 Trivia Night
Join us for an evening of fun and friendly competition as we challenge your wits with a variety of intriguing questions. Gather your…
Vermont Family Conference
The Vermont Epilepsy Education Conference provides an opportunity for patients and families impacted by epilepsy to learn, share, ask and…
Vermont Walk for Epilepsy
Walk Registration Starts at 10:30AM Walk Starts at 11:30AM Join us on April 16th on the UVM campus as we set out to Make Epilepsy History…
Boston Marathon Participant Running On Behalf Of Epilepsy Foundation New England
Mike Brennan will be running the 2023 Boston Marathon in support of the Epilepsy Foundation of New England. In May of 2020 Mike started to…
Learn About AADC Deficiency
AADC Deficiency: A Rare Genetic Neurometabolic Disorder With Life-Limiting Consequences This program is intended for healthcare…
Springfield Walk For Epilepsy
Join us at Forest Park on April 29th for the 2023 Springfield Walk for Epilepsy! Look for the purple signs, we will be set up by Cyr Arena…
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.
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.
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.
News Stories from the foundation and stories from our friends living with epilepsy.
Striving to Save
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Vermont Added To The EFNE Family
Epilepsy Foundation New England (EFNE) is pleased to announce that our territory is expanding to include Vermont in January. EFNE will serve the approximately 7,000 people affected by epilepsy in VT, starting with support groups in Burlington, Rutland, and online; family and community education confere
EFNE Announces A Grant Contest for Research & Service In Epilepsy
Blue Sky Challenge: Epilepsy Foundation New England is pleased to announce the following grant competition and pitch contest to the Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont communities:
Epilepsy Foundation New England Awarded $1.5M from the CDC
Epilepsy Foundation New England has been selected as a $1.5 million grant recipient by the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The grant supports the Foundation’s continued focus on strengthening the health system to improve epilepsy care; fostering connections between clinical services and community programs; and addressing social determinants of health to improve quality of life for people with epilepsy with the goal of improving their social environment.
Photosensitive Epilepsy and COVID-19
Background Photosensitive epilepsy is a type of epilepsy in which seizures are triggered by exposure to flashing lights at certain intensities or certain visual patterns.
Epilepsy Heroes: Cole and Katie
This blog post was submitted by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. #MyEpilepsyHero is proud to feature Cole and Katie, two amazing kids who started their own initiatives to help fellow kids with epilepsy. This #MyEpilepsyHero post is published with the permission of Cole and Katie.
Dr. Andrew Cole, MGH, Named Chair of the Board of Epilepsy Foundation New England
Lowell, MA – Epilepsy Foundation New England today announced that Andrew J. Cole, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C.), was elected Chair, Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr.
Shining a Spotlight on Your Epilepsy Care Providers
Shining a Purple Spotlight: Expressions of Gratitude for Epilepsy Care Providers
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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.