Epilepsy

Last updated: May 26, 2016

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  • Abilities Network seeing abilities not disabilities. Our mission is to challenge the community to acknowledge the value and equality of people of all abilities. [Maryland]
  • Abilities Network and Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region: Epiilepsy Services
  • Animals with Epilepsy (for animal health professionals) Clinical Neurology in Small Animals – Localization, Diagnosis and Treatment, International Veterinary Information Service
  • Epilepsy Association of Central Florida (EACF)
  • Epilepsy Foundation of America The Epilepsy Foundation of America® (merged with the Epilepsy Therapy Project) is the national voluntary health agency dedicated solely to the welfare of the more than 2 million people with epilepsy in the U.S. and their families. The organization works to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; to improve how people with epilepsy are perceived, accepted and valued in society; and to promote research for a cure. In addition to programs conducted at the national level, epilepsy clients throughout the U.S. are served by 48 Epilepsy Foundation affiliates around the country.
  • Epilepsy.com offers comprehensive, medically approved consumer information about epilepsy and seizures and is the trusted source for millions of people who seek reliable information about epilepsy.
  • Assistance / Service Dogs Canada's Guide to Working Dogs provides contact information and descriptions of many assistance dog organizations across Canada. [Canada]
  • Seizure Assistance Dog from 4 Paws for Ability
  • Seizure Dogs Information from the The Epilepsy Foundation of America®
  • Flickering content or high contrast oscillating patterns may trigger Photosensitive Epilepsy, an article from Juicy Studio about the need to avoid flickering Web content, using photosensitive epilepsy as the basis for discussion.
  • Photosensitivity and Seizures Information from the The Epilepsy Foundation of America®
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy is epilepsy that is characterized by abnormal electrical activity in the temporal lobe of the brain. This activity does not cause grand mal seizures; rather, it causes unusual behaviors and patterns of cognition.
  • Hypergraphia, a driving compulsion to write (or create in another media such as painting, blogging, etc.).