Guest Speakers

Eric’s Corner continues to seek guest speakers for our monthly support group meetings.  It is our goal to assist and inform those with Epilepsy and or a seizure disorder with the most up to date news. We have speakers in the areas of: medical profession, technology sector, local transportation, dietary needs just to name a few. 


From time to time we have some of our own support group participants speak and address areas that have helped them and in turn help others in the group.  We encourage your input and if you have any ideas for future speakers or would like to address the group yourself, let us know by e-mailing us here:

If you are interested in speaking at an Eric's Corner Support Group we would like to hear from you.  Please send an e-mail to with Guest Speaker in the subject line.  In the e-mail please including your name, phone number, topic of discussion, and month of availability.  We meet on the third Thursday of every month in Pleasanton.  We will respond to you at our earliest opportunity.   



 Jeremy from Holistic Harvest

leslie c.png

Carolyn Tracy from Yoga Fusion will share information about essential oils and how yoga can benefit both care givers and chronic health conditions.  



Leslie Clohan -  Leslie’s passion is to inspire sustainable diet & lifestyle practices that support optimal health and wellness.

The list  includes some but not all of our guest speakers. 

Julie Clifton Therapy Consultant & Dr. Razavi-

They will present Neuro pace, and address questions from the group. Please RSVP for dinner & group will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner & meeting to start at 630pm and end at 8pm. ( RSVP can be linked to or This meeting will be held in our traditional location.

Dr. Razavi's clinical interests are in medically refractory epilepsies and using high density EEG (electroencephalogram) for better localization of seizure foci. His research areas include using engineering techniques for analyzing EEGs, medical devices for evaluation and treatment of epilepsy, and using seizures as a model for understanding consciousness.


Support Group meeting will have guest speaker Rachel from Cyberonics & she will bring a local Neurologist with her to help and address questions from the group. Below is a link to their page.


Living with VNS Therapy

Epilepsy is more than a health condition. Hear from real-life people about their stories of success with VNS Therapy.


The RNS® System is an award-winning technology developed and manufactured in Silicon Valley that has been recognized for its innovation. Similar to a pacemaker that monitors and responds to heart rhythms, the RNS System is the first and only medical device that can monitor and respond to brain activity.



Detects repetitive shaking motion

  • Continuous monitoring

  • Use indoors or outdoors

  • Non-invasive, easy to use

  • Instant alerts to family and caregivers


Lundbeck has a broad range of products within brain diseases. Products treat depression/anxiety,schizophrenia, alcohol dependence, Bipolar I disorder, Epilepsy, Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and neurogenic orthostatic hypotension ( NOH).



Advancing Dignity, Equality, Independence and Freedom of Californians with Disabilities



Pianta Tinta is a not – for – profit collective located in Solano county, California specializing in high – CBD Medicinal Cannabis Tinctures. Serving the greater SF Bay Area.