Houston Area Events 

2015 Houston Gala: Time to Shine
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Houston Zoo

To learn about the sponsorship opportunities and benefits of your support, please download a sponsorship packet.


For more information about this event and sponsorship opportunities, please do not hesitate to contact Alex Urband, Special Events Manager  at 713-789-6295 or aurband@eftx.org.

 

 

 

Saturday, January 17, 2016

The Epilepsy Foundation Texas is very excited to announce that we are an official
Run for a Reason charity in the 2015-2016
Chevron Houston Marathon for the fifth year in a row!

Saturday, January 17, 2016

The Houston Marathon, along with the Aramco Houston Half Marathon, will be held on January 17, 2016. Do you run?? Or know anyone who would like to participate in the half marathon or the full marathon? 

Then be a part of #TEAMEPILEPSY

When you join the "Mile for a Moment" you will receive support, a personal fundraising page and toolkit, a personal trainer, access to staff to answer any questions you may have, and the opportunity to connect with your fellow runners along your journey.
 
Did you know that 1 in 26 people developing epilepsy at some point in their lives, we are helping to raise awareness about seizures and are raising money to provide programs and services to people with epilepsy and their families.

If interested in fund-running, please contact Alex Urband, Special Events Manger, at aurband@eftx.org or 713-789-6295. 

 


Upcoming Houston Area Programs & Education Events

 

Ongoing - Support Groups from 6:00-8:00 PM

Houston Office - 2401 Fountain View Drive, Suite 900 - Houston, Texas 77057

The 2nd Tuesday of the month is open to all participants. 

For more information, please contact Pat at 713-789-6295 or by e-mail for more details.

 

Ongoing - Free Legal Clinic

Every third (3rd) Wednesday of the month from 2-4pm. Set up a conference call or stop by the Houston office to discuss legal issues in a confidential setting with an attorney. Schedule an appointment at 888-548-9716. Bilingual attorneys are able to assist you and your family.

 

Ongoing - Online School Nurse Training

Free, Accredited, Online!

With this nationwide training, the Epilepsy Foundation Texas' goal is to educate 800 school nurses across our service area by the end of the year! Please help us reach out to your school district to schedule a presentation or encourage them to take an online course!

Each school nurse who completes the in-person or online course receives CEU credit hours.

Download flyer with additional details.

Contact us at 888-548-9716 or at education@eftx.org for more details or any questions!

 

Ongoing - Online EMS Training

Free, Accredited, Online!

Sign up at http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/firstresponders/ and click: Access Trainings! Course code is 05.

The EMS course, about 60 minutes in length, describes a variety of seizures associated with epilepsy, seizures with other potential causes, appropriate EMS response on scene, and issues to be considered when determining whether or not further medical care is warranted. CECBEMS- approved CE lesson will award 1.5 hours of continuing education credit upon successful completion.

 

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