Resource Guide for Epilepsy
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
PO Box 5801
Bethesda, Maryland 20824
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is a part of the National Institutes of Health. It is the leading Federal supporter of research on disorders of the brain and nervous system. The Institute also sponsors an active public information program. Its staff answers questions about diagnosis and research related to seizures and epilepsy.
8301 Professional Place East, Suite 200
Landover, MD 20785-2353
The Epilepsy Foundation is a national voluntary health agency. It advocates for people affected by seizures through research, education, and advocacy. Its goals are the prevention and cure of seizure disorders, the alleviation of these effects, and the promotion of independence and optimal quality of life for people who have these disorders.
American Epilepsy Society
135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60603
The American Epilepsy Society is one of the oldest neurological professional organizations in the United States. It promotes research and education for professionals interested in seizure disorders and epilepsy. The Society develops resources and collaborative relationships worldwide to advance patient care and to support efforts leading to the prevention, treatment, and cure of epilepsy.
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