National Resources

Epilepsy Foundation of America
The Epilepsy Foundation, a national nonprofit with affiliated organizations throughout the United States, has led the fight against epilepsy since 1968. The Foundation’s mission is to stop seizures, find cures and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.

American Epilepsy Society

The American Epilepsy Society is one of the oldest neurological professional organizations in this country. The Society seeks to promote interdisciplinary communications, scientific investigation and exchange of clinical information about epilepsy.

Epilepsy Center of Excellence (Veteran’s Affairs)
The VA founded the Epilepsy Centers of Excellence (ECoE), establishing 16 sites that are linked to form 4 regional centers. The ECoE seeks to provide the best possible epilepsy care to Veterans throughout the United States with state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic services. Their goal is to deliver the highest quality of ongoing medical care to Veterans suffering from epilepsy.

Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy
Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy, was founded by parents of children with epilepsy who were frustrated with their inability to protect their children from the devastation of seizures and the side effects of medications. Unwilling to sit back and accept the debilitating effects of epilepsy, these parents joined forces to spearhead the search for a cure. CURE’s mission is not only driven by the pressing need for scientific research and data, but by the painful struggle of families who suffer from epilepsy worldwide.

National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
The mission of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is to reduce the burden of neurological disease – a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.