Resources

Epilepsy Resources

Information for daily living and answers to many questions about medications

Personalized tools to help you understand the relationship between seizure activity and anti-epileptic medications

Trigger/Lifestyle modification tip sheet

WebEase (Web Epilepsy, Awareness, Support and Education) is an interactive, on-line self-management program for people with epilepsy. The goal of WebEase is to support and foster the management of epilepsy by people with epilepsy. WebEase was developed by a team of Emory University researchers and physicians who treat patients with epilepsy.

This is an excellent display of celebrities helping the cause of epilepsy. See many television and movie celebrities “just talk about it” and get some great information as well!

Concussion at Play is an informational publication about preventing sports concussions published by the Center for Disease Control. Approximately 6,000 Tennesseans suffer each year from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). After a person is treated and leaves the hospital or rehabilitation facility, they are often left to face the world with impaired cognitive, behavioral and emotional difficulties.

Living with a Brain Injury is published by the Brain Injury Association of America and is an excellent source for information about living with TBI.

La Epilepsia Fundación (En Español)

Medication Resources:

Medication schedule (especially good for multiple doses each day )

Pharmacy letter requesting consistent manufacturer of seizure medications, as there are variances between different pharmaceutical companies’ products that could potentially allow breakthrough seizures.

Medication schedule and record of changes (for adults)

This site aids you in seeing if you qualify for any special prescription medication assistance – sometimes granting you free medications. We can help with this process if you have questions.

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free.

Health Care Resources:

Organize your health care team information

Affordable Care Act quick facts

Organize your questions for your health care team

Notes for doctor visits

Status of new epilepsy therapies

Legal Resources:

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has the authority to investigate charges of discrimination against employers who are covered by the law.

Epilepsy Legal Defense Fund. Mission is to end epilepsy-related discrimination and injustice through education and increased access to legal services for individuals with epilepsy — through a system of managed referrals and legal support to a nationwide network of attorneys committed to this cause.

Epilepsy Resources for Children:

Bullying tip sheet

Medication schedule and record of changes (for children )