Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio

Resource Links

This list of resources is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement by the Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio.

Government

United States Senate

United States House of Representatives

Ohio Senate

Ohio House of Representatives

Social Security Online-The official website of the Social Security Administration.  Find our local Social Security Office

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-The CDC has an epilepsy program that focuses on education and awareness; they also have available a fact sheet with statistics concerning epilepsy. 

Children

Epilepsy and My Child-if you have a child with epilepsy, this website is for you.  Whether your child has just been diagnosed, or you have specific concerns about medications, getting support at school, or another issue, our goal is to provide the information you need.

Epilepsy In Young Children-This site features thousands of true stories of young children with moderate to severe epilepsy.  The stories are accompanied by information about frequency and type of seizures, treatment history, and age and sex of child.  The site also provides contact information for each author of the story.

H1n1 Virus in Children-The National Epilepsy Foundation has put together some information for parents of children with epilepsy and the H1n1 virus.

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome-The Epilepsy Foundation has launched a site with resources for parents of children with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.

Epilepsy in Pets

Guardian Angel's Canine Epilepsy

Canine Epilepsy-Canine Epilepsy Studies from North Carolina State University.

Cool Cat Care Stuff-Information on epilepsy in your cat.

Pawprints and Purrs, Inc.-Health care information for your cats and dogs.

General

Growing Strong: Epilepsy Resources-This link contains many links to other sites about epilepsy.

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Epilepsy.com

American Academy of Neurology

Journals

Epilepsy Quarterly-Read scholarly articles on epilepsy

American Epilepsy Society-The American Epilepsy Society promotes research and education for professionals dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of epilepsy.

Research

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke-Where research for epilepsy is conducted at the national level.

Society for Neuroscience

American Epilepsy Society-The American Epilepsy Society promotes research and education for professionals dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of epilepsy.

MEDLINEplus:Epilepsy-Resources maintained by the National Library of Medicine

Seizure Dogs

4 Paws for Ability, Inc.-The local office is located in Xenia, OH.  Some fundraising is required to secure a dog.

Delta Society

Paws with a Cause

Transportation

The following links are for your information only.  Please call your carrier to check any terms and conditions that may apply your specific transportation needs.

Auglaize County-Celina: COLT.  Providing transportation services for employment, medical, court and social service needs. St. Marys: Council on Aging. Medical transport for seniors to medical appointments in Lima, Sidney, Celina and Coldwater.

Champaign County-Urbana: CTS.  Bellfountaine: TLC

Clark County-Elderly United of Springfield and Clark County. Springfield: SCAT.

Darke County-Greenville: GTS

Greene County-Greene CATS

Logan County-TLC

Mercer County-Celina: COLT

Miami County-Piqua: PTS.  Troy: MCPT.

Montgomery County-Project Mobility, a service of RTA of Greater Dayton

Preble County-Council on Aging.

Shelby County-TLC.  City of Sidney & Shelby County: Shelby Public Transit; Sidney Dial-a-Ride.

Travel

Penry Travel Assistance Application.  Given the needs of so many individuals during these difficult economic times, the Penry Travel Assistance Fund is here to help you.  For an application and eligibility guidelines, you can click above or contact the Epilepsy Foundation at (800) 470-1655.  This program is sponsored through a grant from Cyberonics.

 Women

African-Americans and Epilepsy-Find resources, stories and help for the African-American community.

American Family Physician: Pregnancy and Epilepsy.  Article "Epilepsy in Women" by Martha J. Morrell, M.D.,  Columbia University.

Family Doctor.org-Pregnancy and Epilepsy.

Men

African-Americans and Epilepsy-Find resources, stories and help for the African-American community.

Impact of Epilepsy on Men 

Men and Epilepsy

Medical Facilities

Wallace-Kettering Neuroscience Institute-US News and World Report listed Kettering Medical Center in the top ratings for the 2007 Best Hospitals List for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Dayton Children's Hospital-Consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in the country for children of all ages from newborn to teenagers.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital-Serving infants to adolescents, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is an international leader in pediatric healthcare, research and education.

Cleveland Clinic-Integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education to provide a broad array of health care.