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A Family Education Conference Sponsored by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Epilepsy Foundation New England. Keynote address by Joshua Aronson, MD: “Overview and Update on Epilepsy Surgery.” Other features include a Cannabis Discussion Panel: Physician, Patient and Dispensary Perspectives; a discussion on the Spectrum of Epilepsy Care and Support: Caregiver Reflections; Navigating IEP and 504 Plans; An overview of resources and supports available from Dartmouth Hithcok Medical Center, the Managing Epilpesy Well Network, and Epilepsy Foundation New England; a Session on Mental Health in Adult Patients with Epilepsy as well as Mental Health in Pediatric Patients with Epilepsy; and more! Breakfast and lunch included! Fees waived as needed.
For further information, contact Kristen: firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-506-6041 ext 109.
MATTY'S MEMORIAL 5K RUN/WALK & FAMILY FUN DAY
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Quonset Point - North Kingstown, RI
Join us for RI's largest Run/Walk to support children diagnosed with epilepsy and their families.
9:00 - 11:00 Pre-race Family Fun Zone & Matty's Mighty Dash for kids. Dashers will receive a Dash t-shirt & prize!
11:00 a.m. USATF Sanctioned 5k: run or walk and support a great cause
2017 5k t-shirts for the first 300 5k registrants
Cash Prize for top male and top female 5k finisher
$25.00 until May 19th
$35.00 May 20th-26th
Matty’s Mighty Dash $10.00
Check-in at 9:00am
Check In at 9:00am
Check In at 9:00am
EPILEPSY & EDUCATION:
A Conference for Individuals Involved
Education of Children with Epilepsy
To enroll or for more information,
please contact the MGH Pediatric Epilepsy’s
THRIVE Program at (617)724-2954.
Join us on a winter weekend adventure! There will be sledding,
snow angels, and hot chocolate. When we tire of outdoor fun,
we have a large game room which includes a foosball, pool, and
ping pong table for our private use. Regardless of snowfall, it’s
sure to be a blast!
Breakthroughs in epilepsy innovation are here. Join us in the Boston Seaport Innovation District for this inspirational briefing to hear about the latest leading edge developments and the promises of invention just ahead.
Format for the Evening
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres and Silent Auction
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
9:00 p.m. – 1 1 :00 p.m. DJ and Dancing
Athletes vs. Epilepsy, Teen Speak Up, and Council of Young Adults. Learn from 102.5 radio host Lori Grande how to tell a compelling story in 30 seconds, visit to the radio station, and record your own personal commercial.
Patient Epilepsy Group (Adolescent)
Dates: Weekly, starting 3/1//17 for 6 weeks skipping March 15
Time: 4-5:30 pm
To enroll and for more information on all these opportunities please contact the
THRIVE program at 617-726-6540
Roaring Twenties Party
to benefit the programs of
The Matty Fund
Whether we are creating art and people out of snow or playing noodle hockey and sledding, there is outdoor fun to be had for all!
Rock climbing is a fun group activity that helps children increase muscle control, coordination and balance. Rock climbing can also increase self-confidence and enhance goal-setting as children can set goals for their climb each time they reach a new height. The next Rocking Group held, at a local gym and will be for all children including patients, their siblings and their friends.
To enroll and for more information on all these opportunities please contact the THRIVE program at 617-726-6540
Join us for an afternoon of fun, basic leadership skills training and participate in a competitive scavenger hunt! Lunch will be served; ketogenic diets and all allergies accommodated. Free drink cards will be available for parents at the livarary's Newsfeed Cafe. This is a great chance to meet and connect with young adults!