• In recognition of Epilepsy Awareness Month, two brave sisters share their experience with Epilepsy and EPIC Long Island's President & CEO, Tom Hopkins, encourages society to advocate.
  • Thomas M. Hopkins has seen some major changes in his five-year tenure as executive director of EPIC Long Island, a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities, mental illnesses and epilepsy.
  • The Epilepsy Foundation of America is interested in gathering information about people that have a history of seizures (current or in the past) AND are living with one or more of the following rare epilepsy conditions: Aicardi Syndrome/Dravet Syndrome/Hypothalamic Hamartoma/Infantile Spasms or West Syndrome/Lennox-Gaustaut Syndrome/Phelan-McDermid/Rasmussen’s Encephalopathy/Tuberous Sclerosis/Dup15Q Syndrome
  • When the SUDEP Institute was launched earlier this year, one of the first actions taken was to work toward the passage of legislation that would generate awareness and assist medical examiners in gathering data on the number of true SUDEP cases across the country. On August 7, Gov. Chris Christie (NJ) signed the first SUDEP measure into law. Gov. Pat Quinn (IL) followed suit on August 12. The model state law requires medical examiners to find out about a potential history of epilepsy as part of an autopsy and would help make sure all cases are reported to a national SUDEP registry.
  • EPIC Long Island (formerly the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island) welcomes David S. Greenhaus and Peter O’Sullivan as new members of its Board of Directors.
  • EPIC Long Island, formerly the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island, has appointed Managing Director for PB Capital Corporation Carol Chen to its Board of Directors...
  • Did you know that 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy in his or her lifetime? Teens all across America are raising their voices in an effort to get this message out and to increase epilepsy awareness.
  • The Long Island community recently shared in the spirit of giving to support individuals with epilepsy and developmental disabilities during the Epilepsy Foundation of Long
  • In Bethpage, the Epilepsy Foundation holds its Purple Diamond Gala at Carlyle on the Green.