Synapse Events for Teens and Parents


Synapse
events offer opportunities for teens with epilepsy to learn, connect, and have fun. At the same time (in a separate room), parents get information and support from epilepsy experts and other parents.
 

2015 Synapse Events
 
Date & Time: Friday, November 6, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Location: 1 Ford Place, Detroit, MI – Rooms 1C00 and 1C08 (free parking in the 3rd St. Lot)

Topic: Coping with Epilepsy

Teen Activity: Art

Guest Facilitators from the Henry Ford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center:
Andrea Thomas, MA, LLP – psychologist
Naznin Mahmood, MD – pediatric epileptologist

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Pizza, veggies, and beverages will be provided

Date & Time: Friday, December 11, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Location: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, 1540 E Hospital Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
12th floor, Room 12-745 D & F (park in P4)

Topic: Epilepsy Type, Treatment, and Prognosis

Teen Activity: Board Games & Party Games

Guest Facilitators from C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital:
Bridget Becka, NP – nurse practitioner
Erin Fedak, DO – pediatric epileptologist

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Pizza, veggies, and beverages will be provided


Please Note: This program is intended for teens with epilepsy (ages 11 - 19) and parents. In addition to parents, other adult caregivers (e.g. grandparents, guardians, aunts & uncles, etc.) are welcome to attend. We ask that siblings, friends, and people with epilepsy outside of the specified age range refrain from signing up. In unique circumstances, we may make an exception. Please contact Russ Derry at 800-377-6226, ext. 1302 in such cases or if you have any questions.