With the sheer number of people living with Epilepsy, and the impact this disease has on an individual and their family, our goal is to ensure that local community support is available to address the catastrophic effects of this disease.

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  • Epilepsy Durham Region Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary | 2017 | 12 Months of Excitement

      Dear Friends,   I am pleased to extend my warmest greetings to everyone marking the 30th anniversary of Epilepsy Durham Region (EDR).   Since it was founded in 1987, EDR has raised awareness and provided a wide range of programs that improve the quality of life of area residents who are living with epilepsy. This milestone offers a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the history of your...

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  • DRPS K9 Unit Charity Calendar - NOW AVAILABLE

    ON SALE NOW - GET YOUR LIMITED EDITION, DRPS K9 2018 CHARITY CALENDAR!!    

    Order your keep sake calendar for a donation of $20.00 today at Epilepsy Durham Region office | 310 Byron Street S., Whitby | or order online!

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  • Purple Walk for Epilepsy

    Please join us for our annual Purple Walk for Epilepsy in partnership with the Durham Community Foundation, 'Walk for your Cause' event.   DETAILS: When:                   Sunday, October 29th, 2017 Where:                 Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility |  2700 Audley Rd. N., Ajax Registration:      10:00 in Taunton Hall | Deer Creek Golf Course Walk Starts:        10:30 on the Ruby Course   The loop of the Ruby Course is approximately 3.1 km

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  • Epilepsy Durham Region Introduces its 30th Anniversary Signature Collect Jewellry

    Epilepsy Durham Region is excited to launch our 30th Anniversary Signature Collection Jewellry line! Two signature pieces are now available - a sterling silver bracelet with amythyst charm and sterling silver 18 inch necklace with amythyst charm, with additional charms available to customize your piece just for you!    

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  • Meet Daniel

     A Message from a Mom   Thank you for taking the time to understand what Lennox Gastaut Syndrome is and what it can mean to a family.   Daniel has intractable epilepsy and has failed 10 anti-epileptic medications in 3 years. He has been taking CBD oil for a year. While there has been some reduction in seizure activity, it is not consistent and this treatment is very expensive.   Later this fall...

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  • Trent University Durham Offering Free Humanities 101 Course

    Trent University Durham is proud to be offering Humanities 101, our community-based initiative, for the fourth year, this Fall.   Humanities 101 at Trent University Durham is a free, 10-week, not-for-credit multi-disciplinary course offering classes in humanities and social sciences. Students will attend classes each week for two hours (one hour of lecture and one hour of seminar-style...

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