Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders: A Resource Guide for Parents

February 28, 2011

Website Link  http://uscucedd.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=88&Itemid=195

This resource was developed under a Federal grant, Project Access: Improving Access to Care for Children/Youth with Epilepsy and Their Families, funded to the University of Southern California University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Children's Hospital Los Angeles. The guide provides parents and caregivers with information and tools they can use to better understand and manage their child's seizure disorder.  Topics include understanding epilepsy / seizure disorders, health care access to services, advocacy and support and tools to aid in organizing health information.

The guide is now available in Spanish, Farsi, and Chinese. Single copies are available at no cost, or can be printed from the PDF document on the Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California website.

If you have questions about this guide, how to obtain additional copies, or to request the an electronic file to adapt for use, please contact Cary Kreutzer, MPH, Project Director, USC UCEDD, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, telephone: 323-361-3830.