Epilepsy is the most common serious disease of the brain, affecting over 50 million people worldwide. Epilepsy Durham Region is an inclusive organization where those living with Epilepsy and their family can receive support, education, and resources. Utilizing a network of programs and services, our team provides specialized care, while building community awareness throughout Durham Region.

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  • Join us for our Walk for Epilepsy

        In partnership with the Durham Community Foundation's Walk for Your Cause join us for our annual walk for epilepsy. This year, our walk will look a little different than usual. Choose any time between October 18th and October 25th to take part in your own virtual walk, send us your photos, and join us for the Durham Community Foundation’s Live Facebook event on October 25th. Looking to turn it...

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  • Colton and Jacki's Story

    At the age of 8 months Colton started having seizures and often they were status seizures lasting around 20 minutes. By the time Colton was 2 years old he had over 1000 seizures and was diagnosed with Dravet Syndrome. Dravet Syndrome is a rare genetic form of epilepsy which results in prolonged seizures, multiple seizure types, global development delay and other conditions. Once receiving the...

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