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18 December 2014
Donate A Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for Epilepsy Association of Calgary.  Read More...
17 December 2014
ECHO the Chocolate Penguin is now available through our office while supplies last. They make GREAT hostess gifts, stocking stuffers, recognition items for staff/customers, and delicious treats for any occasion. These hand made penguins are made especially for the Epilepsy Association by local candy maker, Olivier’s. This Read More...
16 December 2014
If you're looking for a practical and stylish gift, we have penguin toques stitched with our penguin logo. They are black with red stitching. The cost is $10.00 and they are available while supplies last for $10.00. Mailing costs are extra. Read More...
25 April 2014
Camp Fireworks is presented by Easter Seals Camp Horizon in partnership with the Epilepsy Association of Calgary August 16-21 2015 for Kids & Teens ages 7 to 17 Easter Seals Camp Horizon is located in Bragg Creek, Alberta. This is an overnight camp filled with new adventures and new friends. Camp Horizon Read More...
4 March 2014
  If you want to show ‘some bunny’ you care this Easter, we are taking orders for our yummy chocolate penguins. Hand-made by Olivier's Candies exclusively for the Epilepsy Association of Calgary, the penguins are available in milk or dark chocolate. Each is 5” tall & 178 grams of Read More...

Seizure First Aid

1. Keep calm. Let the seizure run its course. Time the seizure. If the seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes, repeats without a full recovery, or the person is injured, call for medical assistance.
2. Protect the person from injury. For convulsive seizures, place something soft under the person's head and move any furniture or obstacles out of the way. Do not restrain the individual's movement. For a seizure causing a person to wander, gently guide them away from danger.
3. NEVER put anything in the person's mouth/between the teeth.
4. After a convulsive (tonic-clonic) seizure has ended, roll the person onto their side. This allows any fluid to drain from the person's mouth, helping clear their airway. Check for medical identification.
5. After the seizure, let the person rest. Some people will need only a few minutes to recover; others may require several hours of rest.