This free educational program is designed to inform the general public about epilepsy and seizure disorders. Professional public health educators will cover seizure recognition and first aid, seizures and safety, epilepsy treatment, and how to assist someone having a seizure while providing appropriate first aid techniques.
Anastasia M. McCargo has been an Education Coordinator with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago since 2011. Anastasia works primarily in the western and southwestern suburbs of Chicago, and travels to schools, community agencies, hospitals, nursing homes and early childhood education centers promoting epilepsy education, awareness, and support. She is available to provide all epilepsy-related training and presentations and specializes in bothSeizure Training for School Personnel and Seizure Training for Childcare Personnel. Anastasia is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, where she earned both a B.S in Psychology and an M.Ed. in Community Counseling, and is licensed in the state of Illinois as a Clinical Professional Counselor.