A Home Run Derby – A very Merry Christmas for everyone especially for one special young woman living with epilepsy in Durham Region
During December 27th - 31st, Kyle Bryan (Whitby, ON, Sinclair Secondary School) will proudly represent Canada in the prestigious 11th Annual Home Run Derby World Power Showcase being held in Miami at Marlins Park. This event features the most prolific amateur players from around the world and provides the perfect centre-stage opportunity to demonstrate their skill-sets in front of baseball’s top evaluators during a live world broadcast.
Each participant is given an opportunity to showcase a cause close to their hearts. Kyle’s little sister Shaun lives with Epilepsy. “I’ve watched Shaun struggle with this life altering disease, I’ve seen the fear in my parent’s eyes each time a catastrophic seizure presents its mean and ugly head. I’m on a quest to break the silence, end the stigma and to ensure that people
Studies have suggested that 44% of individuals with Autism also have Epilepsy (Gabis et al., 2005). Kerry's Place Autism Services is committed to enhancing the quality of life of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), developing and providing evidence-based supports; and building capacity by sharing knowledge. They are Canada's largest service provider for children, youth and adults with ASD and serve more than 8,000 people with ASD and their families each year.
Kerry's Place Autism Services is happy to announce their new Behavioural Based Services, now available through Fee for Service.
Eligible 'Autism One-Time Funding' for Behavioural Services and Supports provided by Kerry's Place Autism Services include:
- Behaviour Consultation
- Life Skills and Social Skills Programs
- Out-of-school learning support/tutoring
- ASD specialized therapeutic
Did you know that although Epilepsy Durham Region is not a United Way funded agency, you can still make a donation to support those living with Epilepsy in Durham Region.
If your employer offers you the opportunity to participate in the United Way Employee Giving campaign, please consider directing your donation to Epilepsy Durham Region.
You can do this by selecting the ‘OTHER’ option and naming Epilepsy Durham Region as your charity of choice Be sure to note our registered charitable tax number: Charitable No: 89670-5399-RR0001.
Thank you very much or your support and kindness.
Neutun Labs is reaching out to individuals living with all kinds of seizures to participate in a wearable technology based research project. Participants must experience seizures and be available to wear and record with the Muse EEG Headset at any time of day.
For more information, please click here.
If you are interested in participating in this York University research project, please contact:
Co-Founder of Neutun Labs