EpilepsyU News

2015 Brevard County Epilepsy Walk

2015 Brevard Epilepsy Walk! The Walk was a huge success. Here are some pictures and a short video from the event!   GALLERY Credit: The latter 154 photos were provided by Rick Koury Photo Artistry!   SPONSORS: Gold Sponsor Florida Hospital for Children Health First Neurosciences Supernus Pharmaceuticals Sunovion Pharmaceuticals  Wayne Densch Charities Silver Sponsors Dr. Joseph Cimino, Pediatric Neurology, P. A. Cyberonics, Inc. Lundbeck, Inc. Nanny & Papa Dave UCB Pharma, Inc. Bronze Sponsors CrossleyShear Wealth Management Neuroskeletal Imaging Orlando Epilepsy Center Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. Widerman Malek, PL   BECOME A SPONSOR BY   Contacting...

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1st Annual EACF “Purple Day” Picnic

1st Annual EACF “Purple Day” Picnic

Our first ever Purple Picnic was a huge success! We had a fantastic turnout, perfect weather and tons of fun! We celebrated our founder, Merle Evanchyk’s, 90th birthday, the EACF’s 50 year history and International Purple Day. Merle Evanchyk was even presented a special proclamation from the City of Orlando officially making March 24, “Merle Evanchyk Day”! Some of the activities were hula-hoop contests, egg-in-spoon races, sack races and we had PJ the Clown on hand twisting funny balloons and making everyone laugh and smile! Here is the video our Executive Director, Chuck Carmen recorded and pictures taken by our board member, Jennifer Felder. Thanks to all of our epilepsy supporters, volunteers and special thanks to Orlando City Councilwoman Patty Sheehan for presenting the proclamation! Click here to view the gallery on...

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Charity Challenge Awards the EACF $23,000!

Charity Challenge Awards the EACF $23,000!

Wow! We want to thank Charity Challenge and Wayne Densch – Budweiser for their continuted support. Today we received a wonderful donation of $23,000. Special thanks to Lee Constantine and John Williams for your support of EACF, our programs and people affected by epilepsy. This gift can help us provide any of the following or […]

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Featured Blog: Brandy Parker’s Finding a cure….

Featured Blog: Brandy Parker’s Finding a cure….

This is a great article about the quest for the cure, written by Brandy Parker.  This article was originally found on My Epilepsy Story, and posted Friday, July 29, 2011. The EpilepsyU staff loved the story and asked Brandy on twitter if we could share her expose´. Finding a cure…. There has been much discussion lately […]

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Overview of seizure-alert dogs

Overview of seizure-alert dogs

 Natalie Elwer, Columbus Dogs Examiner – July 8, 2011 Disclaimer: Seizure-Alert Dogs are only known to detect epileptic seizures.  For a guide to epilepsy, please visit The Epilepsy Foundation.Seizure-Alert Dogs are service dogs trained to warn their owners of an oncoming seizure.  Dogs alert of a seizureby circling, pawing, barking, or other similar behaviors.  During a […]

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Check out EpilepsyU Mobile!

Check out EpilepsyU Mobile!

The new EpilepsyU is fully mobile capable. Almost every feature is available on the new mobile app! Simply visit this site on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android powered device, and other supported “smart” mobiles to view our mobile site. If you visit on an iOS device, add our bookmark to your “home screen” for […]

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