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Epilepsy Community Forum (FREE REGISTRATION)

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Epilepsy Community Forum 
Sunday, June 30, 2013 

Wong Kerlee Conference Center (Peterson Room)
Loma Linda University Medical Center

11175 Campus Street
Loma Linda, California 92358 


This FREE event welcomes adults with epilepsy and parents of children with epilepsy as well as medical and school professionals who care for children with epilepsy. We invite you to participate to learn more, meet other families, find resources, learn about research opportunities and identify ways to work with healthcare providers and school personnel to best advocate for yourself and your loved one. View the detailed program flyer or read below for further information. 

Online registration closes at 5 pm on Friday, June 28, 2013. YOU ARE WELCOME TO REGISTER ONSITE! 

 

SCHEDULE*

8:00 AM
REGISTRATION

8:30 - 10:00 AM 
Take Charge of your Epilepsy - Satellite Seminar

(This is a satellite seminar of the Epilepsy Forum and includes breakfast)

10:30 AM - 3:00 PM 
EPILEPSY COMMUNITY FORUM

Growing with Epilepsy: Cognitive and Behavioral Disturbances
Firas Bannout, MD
Epilepsy Specialist, Loma Linda University Health

New Horizons in Treatment of Epilepsy: Update on Medications and Surgical Options
Travis Losey, MD
Medical Director, Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology, Loma Linda University Health

Dietary Treatments in Epilepsy
David Michelson, MD
Director, Ketogenic Diet Program, Loma Linda University Health

Advocating in the School and Healthcare Arenas
Ann Kinkor and Susan Pietsch-Escueta
Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles

Registration is FREE.  Breakfast and Refreshments provided. Children’s activities provided. Due to limited staffing, one-on-one care is not available. Those requiring one-on-one care are welcome to participate with an aide. Donations welcomed onsite for refreshments and childcare.

Questions? Contact us at help@endepilepsy.org or 310.670.2870.


This activity was made possible with funding from the Epilepsy Foundation and the Health Resources and Services Administration / Maternal and Child Health Bureau under award number U23MC19824. Partial support from “Raising Hope for Epilepsy” Polo Benefit 2013.

 

* Speakers and times are subject to change.