About Us

The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate proudly serves all of Connecticut's one hundred and sixty-nine cities and towns, in the eight counties of Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, New London, Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham.

 

Our website has just over twenty pages. with topics like About Us, Testimonials, Support Groups, Information, Medic Alert, Social Security Disability Insurance, Prescriptions, Payments and Donations, and Contact Us, just to name a few, so please take a look at the tabs and scroll around to find the ones that would be most helpful to both you and those you know.

 

Our organization will interact with people living with Epilepsy to help them cope with this insidious disease in any way possible.   If there is something we do not know (and trust me, we do not know it all) we will do our best to find someone who can provide the needed information. Each of us here just wants more people to become "Aware About Epilepsy"

 

We presently have four Support Groups, in Bristol, Milford, Waterbury, and Stamford.  We are looking to launch even more, so if you would like to volunteer to run a Support Group in your area, please let us know, and we can determine if people in your area would benefit from a more local group.  (We want the groups to be spread across the state, not too close to one another). 

 

Never facilitated a group before?  Don’t worry, we will train you on how to run your group.  You will only be donating approximately six hours a month of your time; and you will be making more people "Aware About Epilepsy."

 

Did you know that The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate has been featured on many TV stations?  The list includes News 8, Fox 61, NBC Connecticut, News 12 Connecticut, Lifetime Network and Public Access Channels. Stories have been published in The New Haven Register as well as 26 other daily and weekly papers, including The Connecticut Post and the other Hearst Newspapers: The Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Times, Darien News, The News-Times, The Hartford Courant, The Republican-American, The Stamford Times and The Hour, The Milford Mirror as well as Milford Living Magazine. We are also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, each of which will let you learn even more about us.

 

The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate, Inc. is a recognized

501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Organization.

Mission Statement

It is the objective of the Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate, Inc. to offer transportation and hospitalization information, contacts and links to companies that manufacture anti-seizure medication and assistance with anti-seizure medication and seizure alert dogs for people living with Epilepsy.

 

  

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Self-Expression

 

Making people Aware of Epilepsy in any way I can is a self-fulfilling prophecy for me.

 

Robert A. Fiore, Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate

Legal Disclaimer​

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