Caring for someone with epilepsy can come with unique challenges. To help, the Epilepsy Foundation offers support and resources specific to parents and caregivers, and connects you to other people who are experiencing similar challenges. We offer social events and Connect Groups as a way to meet others affected by epilepsy, and the Shining Stars program helps parents and their kids connect with other families and have fun.
When it comes to caring for someone with epilepsy, we can help with:
A family of seven means a busy household. Jenny and Allen Bauer have five boys, all of whom are school-aged. This includes Allen Bauer Jr, who at six years old was diagnosed with epilepsy.Allen's Story
Support Services for Parents & Caregivers:
After a diagnosis of epilepsy, it can be hard to know where to start to make sure your loved one receives proper care. Here are some things to consider right away:
Get help navigating an epilepsy diagnosis: our Information Services team is here for you and ready with answers to your questions.Information Services