The Summer Stroll for Epilepsy is so important to us because it brings together the entire epilepsy community in a show of support for those impacted by seizures. That’s why our theme is “Who Do You Stroll For” — to help others learn more about epilepsy and honor those living with it each and every day. One […]
The Epilepsy Foundation of America has started a petition on the White House website. We need your help! We are calling on the President and the Drug Enforcement Administration to reschedule marijuana to a lower level under the controlled substances act. The Foundation supports this change to benefit greater access to […]
The Epilepsy Foundations of Pennsylvania rely on state funding to provide services for you! From first aid training’s in schools and educating Emergency Responder’s to referral services, we are able to help you better because of the support from the state budget. Unfortunately epilepsy services have been cut from the next fiscal budget.
This is where […]
On April 1st – April 3rd, the EFEPA participated in the Epilepsy Foundation of America’s annual Kids Speak Up! This program is the centerpiece advocacy initiative with over 250 advocates, including other Epilepsy Foundation affiliate staff, parents, children, doctors and volunteers that come from across the nation to share their story, raise awareness, and discuss […]
Recently, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its report, Epilepsy across the Spectrum. The report highlights numerous gaps in the knowledge and management of epilepsy and recommends actions for improving the lives of those with epilepsy and their families, while promoting a better understanding of the disorder. It also brings to light that at […]