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Christmas in July 2022

Christmas in July 2022

Come along and decorate gingerbread cookies, have some fun making Christmas craft and colouring.

Or sit back and relax with a cup of hot chocolate, listen to Christmas carols and a crackling fireplace*

*Please note there is actually no fireplace, just a screen with a pretend one on it. But that’s okay as we have Christmas decorations to distract you.

Bookings are Essential. 

To book your place please email Mell on: admin@epilepsyact.org.au

This is an event for the whole family.
Come along and meet other families and individuals touch by epilepsy.
Held at the Tradies Club in Dickson, from 2-4pm on Sunday 24 July 2022.
Please RSVP to admin@epilepsyact.org.au

This event typically includes many different age groups, families, both adults and children. Everyone is welcome, families, spouses, siblings, carers and friends; basically if you are touched by epilepsy we would love to have you attend. It is pretty low key and no-one is required to participate if they do not wish. There will be lots of fun and activities. We hope you can make it.

 

The details

What: Epilepsy ACT’s Christmas in July
When: Sunday 24 July 2022, 2 to 4 pm
Where: The Tradies Club, Dickson
Cost: Free event, please book via email: admin@epilepsyact.org.au

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SUDEP Action Day - Wed 20 October

SUDEP Action Day - Wed 20 October

What is SUDEP Action Day?

SUDEP Action Day is a special day which brings organisations and people together to raise awareness of SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy) and epilepsy deaths worldwide.
It occurs annually on the third Wednesday in October, this year will be on Wednesday 20 October 2021.

Launched by SUDEP Action on 23 October 2014 (as SUDEP Awareness Day), it shines a light on the largest cause of death in people with epilepsy, helping empower people through increased awareness, research and taking action to reduce epilepsy and SUDEP risks.

Not everyone with epilepsy is aware of or told about SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death In Epilepsy) and epilepsy risks, which can put them in danger of worsening seizures, injury or of dying prematurely. 

People with epilepsy & their families WANT to be told about SUDEP and epilepsy risks. Many bereaved families were NOT told about SUDEP & wish that this vital information had been shared as it might have saved their loved one’s life.

It is #Time2Change this. So that every person with epilepsy, their families and health professional are not only aware of these risks (which can lead to death if ignored) but are able to take an active role in discussing, reviewing and reducing them.

#SUDEPACTIONDAY2021 #Time2Change

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Virtual Walk for Epilepsy Makes $30,000 target

Virtual Walk for Epilepsy Makes $30,000 target

Thank you to everyone participating in the Virtual Walk for Epilepsy around Australia.  Locally we have raised over $30,00.  You are all amazing!!

Thank you all for your continued generosity; it means the world! With your help, we can continue to provide support and resources for families impacted by epilepsy. Our goal is to find a cure for epilepsy, and funds raised by Walk For Epilepsy allow us to support research teams across Australia.

This year’s #WalkforEpilepsy will be bigger and better than ever, as we’ve partnered with epilepsy organisations across the nation to bring you Australia’s largest epilepsy event. That means that no matter where you are, you can join us as we Walk to raise funds and awareness for the 250,000 Australians living with epilepsy.

It’s not too late to sign up (or donate)! Click here to register or head to: walkforepilepsy.org.au

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