Thanks to the continued generosity of Dr. Lorna Myers, Epilepsy Alliance America has a scholarship program for students with a diagnosis of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES).  In June 2022 Epilepsy Alliance America awarded four scholarships to students with a diagnosis of PNES. These one-time awards were based on the quality of applications through a competitive […]

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Epilepsy Alliance America is proud to announce that we will be at Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland on October 31 through November 2, 2022.  Stay tuned to hear more about which of our member organizations will be joining us! We are also pleased to announce that Sofie’s Journey, the organization behind Epilepsy Awareness Day at […]

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Audience:  Healthcare Professionals Are you a healthcare professional that has provided care or resources to people with epilepsy? If so, please consider taking this important survey that will help researchers from the American Epilepsy Society (AES) and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to better understand the gaps in knowledge and practice that many health professionals experience […]

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EPSET STUDY The EPSET study needs your expertise to agree a set of core outcomes that should be measured in all future studies investigating the effectiveness of treatments for adults with epilepsy. What are core outcomes? In epilepsy research, the choice of outcomes measured varies widely, particularly in clinical trials. This variation leads to research waste and difficulty combining […]

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May 20, 2022 Epilepsy Alliance America is a proud non-profit member of the American Brian Coalition. The American Brain Coalition is a nonprofit organization that seeks to advance the understanding of the functions of the brain, and to reduce the burden of brain disorders through education, public advocacy, and outreach.  ABC is a powerful voice […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Lisa.gallipoli@epilepsyallianceamerica.org Epilepsy Alliance America Announces New Member: JoshProvides Epilepsy Assistance Foundation, Inc. Baton Rouge, LA, April 12, 2022 – Epilepsy Alliance America, a nation-wide network of community-based epilepsy organizations dedicated to providing direct care, education and support services to people living with epilepsy and the people who care for them […]

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Epilepsy Alliance America shares this joint statement from the International League Against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy with our constituents. Joint Statement on behalf of ILAE and the IBE – International Bureau for Epilepsy (ibe-epilepsy.org) We encourage those who may be able to provide assistance to people with epilepsy and those who care […]

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Caregivers of Children with Epilepsy, and other neurologic conditions, we want to hear from you! SURVEY LINK: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2022_CNF_EAA Epilepsy Alliance America is proud to partner with the Child Neurology Foundation to conduct a survey to understand caregivers’ experiences on their journey in child neurology. Results will be shared with advocates and health care providers, so […]

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Epilepsy Alliance America celebrates with our member organization, Epilepsy Florida, on this achivement. Learn more about this important legislation that will benefit over 80,000 Florida students living with seizure disorders. FLORIDA SENATE PASSES CARE OF STUDENTS WITH EPILEPSY OR SEIZURE DISORDERS LEGISLATION  

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Baton Rouge, LA:  Epilepsy Alliance America (EAA), a nationwide network of community-based epilepsy organizations dedicated to providing direct care, education and support services to people living with epilepsy and the people who care for them, has launched a new training resource: On-Demand Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training for School Personnel. The training is available […]

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