Epilepsy Foundation Toolbox

Our toolbox is the place to find resources for managing your epilepsy and other needs, helping your loved one, and teaching others about epilepsy and seizures.

Downloadable Toolkits

  • Difficult to Treat Seizures Toolkit - Anti-seizure medications work well for about 2 out of 3 people. This toolkit provides answers to questions, helps you navigate challenges, and connects you to resources for additional treatment options.
  • DEE Toolkit - Learn more about Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathy with a toolkit which breaks down a rare, complex form of epilepsy diagnosis into an easy-to understand resource for you and your loved ones.

Are you new to epilepsy and seizures?

Download our "New to Seizures and Epilepsy" guide to learn what epilepsy is, what resources are available, how to make the most of doctors' visits, and how to improve you seizure control.

Want to help others know what to do when someone has a seizure?

Find videos, posters, and more in our "Seizure First Aid Resources" section that you can use to teach others seizure first aid.

Do you have questions about an epilepsy treatment?

Download treatment factsheets about surgery, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), responsive neurostimulaton (RNS), and dietary therapy. Then take them to your next health care appointment and talk it over with your provider.

Are you taking care of your health and wellbeing?

Whether you live with epilepsy or care for someone who does, we all need to take time to care for ourselves. Download the "Wellness Support Tools" to find help with managing emotional health, diet and nutrition, physical activity, sleep, stress, social relationships, education and employment, and independent living.

Do you want to track your seizures? Do others know what to do when your or your child has a seizure?

Find tools in the "Seizure Forms" section to help you observe, record and keep track of seizures, as well as create action and response plans for adults, school children and camp.

Are you looking for tools to prepare for appointments and keep track of medications, notes and questions?

Find forms, checklists, and factsheets in the "Medication and Communication Tools" section to help you prepare for a telemedicine (or telehealth) appointment, manage medications, work with your health care team, understand sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), and more.

What does that word mean?

Find the definitions of words related to epilepsy and seizures in the "Glossary" section.

More Helpful Resources

We Are Here - 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week, Including Holidays

The Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline has trained information specialists standing by to answer your questions about epilepsy and seizures. They can provide you with help, hope, support, guidance, and access to national and local resources.

Call 1-800-332-1000 (en Español 1-866-748-8008)

In Your Community and Online

More places you can find support, information and resources:

Epilepsy Foundation My Seizure Diary

Seizure Diary Login

The Epilepsy Foundation My Seizure Diary is your self-management tool to help you record, track, and manage your seizures and epilepsy. The diary lets you record your medical history, seizures, medications, side effects, moods, or other personal experiences.

Digital Tools Supporting Research

As the leading resource for epilepsy information online, we believe in creating digital tools that can accelerate epilepsy research. Our purpose is to ensure a rich echosystem for research and discovery. Learn about our digital research tools.

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Epilepsy Foundation Health Communications
Tuesday, May 28, 2019