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Nearly 65,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming live with epilepsy.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming exists so that no one faces epilepsy alone.

What Is Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a medical condition that produces seizures. A seizure is a disruption of the electrical communication between neurons. This can affect a variety of mental and physical functions.

It’s also called a seizure disorder. When a person has two or more seizures, they are considered to have epilepsy.

A seizure happens when a brief, strong surge of electrical activity affects part or all of the brain. One in 10 adults will have a seizure sometime during their life and 1 in 26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy during their lifetime, making epilepsy the fourth most common neurological condition.

Resources

We provide resources to ensure appropriate and accurate information for those impacted by epilepsy. Our goal is to connect, educate and empower those in the epilepsy community to inspire you to successfully manage your healthcare and lives.

A boy hugging a dog at the Walk to End Epilepsy 5K
A smiling dad holds his laughing sons in his lap

Make a Difference

We will not rest until we achieve a world free from seizures – and your gift will help us achieve this vision.

Upcoming Programs and Events

We offer a broad range of educational programs, support groups, and fundraising events to support the 65,000 people living with epilepsy in Colorado & Wyoming. We hope to see you soon!

Virtual Parent Support Group

Our parent support group meets via Zoom the fourth Monday of each month at 6 pm. For more information and…

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Seizure First Aid Training

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Epilepsy Symposium Connection

The Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming strives to connect, educate, and empower our community to improve the lives of…

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Epilepsy Awareness License Plate

We are excited to announce that the Epilepsy Awareness license plate is now available in Colorado!

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