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Outside Help

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

National Tuberous Sclerosis Association
801 Roeder Road, Suite 750
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 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.