Epilepsy Awareness Day & Expo at Disneyland 2024 - The Danny Did Foundation
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Epilepsy Awareness Day & Expo at Disneyland 2024

Monday, November 18, 2024 – Wednesday, November 20, 2024

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Disneyland Resort in California
1313 Disneyland Drive
Anaheim , CA 92802

Families and advocates from around United States will meet at the world’s most iconic theme park for epilepsy education and awareness. Danny Did will be there!

DETAILS: This year marks the 12th Annual Epilepsy Awareness Day Expo at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA, which is billed as “the largest gathering of epilepsy patients and doctors on earth.” Patients, caregivers and their families are invited to attend the two-day educational expo, which will be followed on day 3 by a visit inside the Disneyland theme park. Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland was founded by parents Brad and Candy Levy as a tribute to their 21 year-old daughter Sofie, who is now 13 years seizure free. The Levys now lead the nonprofit Sofie’s Journey, dedicated to making a difference in the epilepsy community.

Over the years, thousands of families have found resources, friendship and community at this event. Danny Did wants to make this amazing opportunity available to as many as possible through our travel reimbursement grants for those in need of assistance. Please see the application below. We’re also thrilled to announce that Danny Did is proudly supporting this event as a founding nonprofit partner. The impact of events like these goes beyond measure, bringing hope and joy to so many.

EVENT EXPO: The free EXPO will take place on:

  • Monday November 18th: 9 am – 5 pm  
  • Tuesday November 19th: 9 am – 5 pm

The EXPO will feature over 100 exhibitors including the newest breakthroughs in medications, technology, non-profit Epilepsy support groups, hospitals with Epilepsy programs and vendors who service the Epilepsy community! This Expo will also feature 80+ presentations focused on everything from diagnosis and treatment to surgery and therapies, as well as technologies.The goal for the EXPO is to give the Epilepsy community a chance to to network with other families who share similar conditions, learn about new treatments and products, and create long term relationships with other families affected by epilepsy.

DDF TRAVEL ASSISTANCE GRANTS: Danny Did is offering travel assistance grants for those who do not live near Disneyland and need travel support to join the fun. Those who seek financial support are encouraged to submit a grant application online, click here. NOTE: Anyone is welcome to apply, but support will be prioritized for those who have not received prior funding. The winners will be contacted by email.

REGISTRATION: To learn more about Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland, please visit www.epilepsyawarenessday.org.

EVENT FACEBOOK PAGE: Please click here for more details, updates, pictures and to ‘like’ the event Facebook page!

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