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When your child has other disabilities in addition to seizures, you may get help from the following organizations:

The ARC

(formerly Association for Citizens with Retardation)
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 650
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 565-3842

Autism Society of America

7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814-3067
(301) 657-0881

United Cerebral Palsy Associations

1660 L Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 872-5827

Learning Disabilities Association of America

4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349
(412) 341-1515

Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance

801 Roeder Road, Suite 750
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(800) 225-6872

Your local Epilepsy Foundation

The Epilepsy Foundation is a non-profit, voluntary organization with affiliates nationwide. Local Epilepsy Foundations in many parts of the country offer parent groups, programs for children such as camping and family recreation, respite care when children have severe and frequent seizures, information and education about the condition, advocates who can work with parents on school planning issues, and special seminars and conferences.

Find your local Epilepsy Foundation.

Do you live outside the United States and need help in your community?

There are community organizations that serve people living with epilepsy and their families around the world.

Canada

Find the local office of the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance here. Or in Canada, call 1-866-EPILEPSY (1-866-374-5377) to reach the agency nearest you for help and assistance.

Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline Resources

Search for resources in your area here.

International Bureau for Epilepsy Chapters

As an umbrella organization, International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) Chapters are made up of national epilepsy associations from around the world that support people with epilepsy, their families, and carers. Chapters are grouped within seven regional structures following the World Health Organization (WHO) regional boundaries: Africa, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, Latin America, North America, South East Asia and Western Pacific. The Epilepsy Foundation is proud to be an IBE member serving the North America region. Find the IBE Chapter serving your country here.