EAES is dedicated to increasing public awareness regarding epilepsy and to providing services that enable people with epilepsy or other developmental disabilities overcome the challenges associated with these conditions. We are a proud member of the united appeal campaigns of Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties.
Please visit our Epilepsy Resources Links tab above for more information on epilepsy, services, and programs offered around the state of Maryland.
The mission of EAES is to provide a local, nonprofit agency dedicated to the prevention and control of epilepsy and to serve people with other developmental disabilities when appropriate.
.....New Year.....New Name.....
United Needs and Abilities (UNA)
formerly Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore, Inc .
The Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore will be starting the New Year off with a transition to a brand new name. The agency will embark on a year long branding campaign that will bring the agency's brand more in keeping with the changing mission, programs, and scope of work of the agency.
Look for new signs, stationary, websites, and more public announcements in the coming weeks and months!
November Is Epilepsy Awareness Month had a succesful kick off with the 2012 Nevaeh Bishop Memorial Race and Walk in Salisbury, Maryland on November 3, 2012.
With community support, corporate and media interest promoting the walk, this year's race has become a seasonal winner for EAES.
Pictured above is Mike Dyer, Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore, CEO with EAES Board Member Mr. David Waters and his wife Emily at the November 3, Nevaeh Bishop Memorial Race and Walk in Salisbury, Maryland.
EAES to continue administration of DDA Low Intensity Support Services(LISS) Funds
The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) has extended the administrative role of EAES as the regional agency, on the eastern shore of Maryland, responsible for the execution of the Low Intensity Support Services (LISS) program. The extension of the funding of this program represents $510,000 in services and programs available to eligible individuals and families until June 30, 2013 or until all funds are allocated.
Low Intensity Support Services (LISS) are support services established under Maryland Health-General Article §7-717. The program is designed to enable a family to provide for the needs of a child or an adult with developmental disabilities living in the home or to support an adult with developmental disabilities living in the community. For additional information or eligibility requirements call EAES at 410-543-0665 or 800-776-5694.
EAES receives $100,00 grant from the Weinberg Foundation
Pictured at left is Mike Dyer, EAES CEO, with EAES staff and consumers, Chamber of Commerce director Brad Bellacicco, and EAES board member Linda Bednar.
The Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore (EAES) recently received a grant for $100,000 from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to purchase and refurbish two homes for EAES consumers in Salisbury. The EAES homes located on Riverside and Arden Drive in Salisbury are part of an ongoing project to procure supervised home care for agency consumers and enhance the overall quality of life in the Salisbury area.
With total assets of approximately $2 billion, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is one of the largest private foundations in the United States.