Epilepsy

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    A recurrent paroxysmal disorder of cerebral function that is characterized by sudden, brief interruptions in or complete loss of consciousness, motor activity and/or sensory phenomena. The seizures are caused by disruptions in the electrical and physiochemical activity of the brain.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    AJO Forever FoundationRaises awareness about Epilepsy.ErieAJO Forever FoundationAJO Forever Foundation
    Camp AcheiveA week-long camping experience for children (8-12) and teens (13-17) with epilepsy/seizure disorder. Activities are designed to increase self-esteem, independence, enhance personal growth, build friendships and to share with others who are meeting the challenges of living with epilepsy/seizure disorder.MontgomeryEpilepsy Foundation Eastern PennsylvaniaEpilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
    Canine Partners for Life - Service Dog ProgramGreater independence, joy, fulfillment, confidence, security, and love are provided by CPL service dogs. Our service dog program is designed to help individuals who have a wide range of disabilities. CPL trains service dogs to assist individuals who have mobility impairment and balance disorders, difficulty using their hands/arms, health related fatigue issues, and people with seizure disorders.ChesterCanine Partners for Life - Chester; CochranvilleCanine Partners for Life
    Conemaugh Health System - Epilepsy Support GroupEpilepsy is a disorder that results from the surges in electrical signals inside the brain, causing recurring seizures. Seizure symptoms vary. Some people with epilepsy simply stare blankly for a few seconds during a seizure, while others have full-fledged convulsions. Members of mutual support group share their experiences, strengths and hopes and rely on one another for emotional support, information and resources.CambriaNeuroscience Specialty ClinicsConemaugh Health System
    Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PAPatient education, Information and support for adults, young adults, and children with epilepsy and their families and those working with individuals living with seizures. Includes summer camp, emergency medication assistance, training for teachers/school nurses/seizure recognition and first aid training/high school scholarships/educational conferences/service animal project/assistance with care coordination and more.AlleghenyEpilepsy Association of Western and Central PAEpilepsy Association of Western and Central PA
    Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA Adult Social Group MeetingAdults with seizure disorder and adult family members meet monthly to share common feelings and concerns and learn about epilepsy and its treatment. Call for date and time.AlleghenyEpilepsy Association of Western and Central PAEpilepsy Association of Western and Central PA
    Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA Scholarship ProgramProvides programs and services for the prevention, control, and community understanding of epilepsy/seizure disorders.AlleghenyEpilepsy Association of Western and Central PAEpilepsy Association of Western and Central PA
    Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PennsylvaniaVoluntary health organization that provides education, support and advocacy for people with epilepsy and their families. Programs and services include: - Informational materials - Medical, legal and mental health referrals - Adult resource services - Workshops and conferences - Children and family services - Support groups - Community education - Lending book and video library - Personal and legislative advocacy - Teen and pre-teen camp - Special events - Annual spring education conference - Young Adult RetreatPhiladelphiaEpilepsy Foundation Eastern PennsylvaniaEpilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
    Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern PA - Bucks County Support GroupGroup support for parents and children affected by epilepsy or seizure disorder. Offers mutual support and sharing in a comfortable setting.BucksEpilepsy Foundation Eastern PennsylvaniaEpilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
    Epilepsy InformationInformation regarding support for patients with epilepsy including computerized detection system. Epilepsy surgery program and clinical research trials for patients not controlled on medications.DauphinEPILEPSY INFORMATIONEPILEPSY INFORMATION
    Epilepsy Information CenterThe Epilepsy & Seizures 24/7 Helpline provides telephone support, answers emails and responds to posts. Some of the topics our information specialists respond to most often include: - Current epilepsy treatment and alternative therapies - Medication questions - Support groups - Seizure first aid and safety devices - Employment and discrimination - Emotional support - Epilepsy Foundation local offices - Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) - Requests for print materialsEpilepsy Foundation National OfficeEpilepsy Foundation National Office
    Lancaster County Epilepsy Support GroupInformal educational and therapeutic resource for individuals directly and indirectly affected by epilepsy/seizure disorder. The goal is to provide an avenue for individuals experiencing similar life events to gather, share, and learn in an informal setting.LancasterLancaster County Epilepsy Support GroupEpilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
    Lehigh Valley Epilepsy Support GroupA voluntary health organization that provides education, support and advocacy for people with epilepsy and their families living in Eastern Pennsylvania. The Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania also promotes understanding of epilepsy/seizure disorder through a wide variety of programs presented to business, government and school communities, professional audiences and the general public. LehighLehigh Valley Epilepsy Support GroupEpilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania
    Living Unlimited - Vocational Programming Trial Job Experience and Supported Employment - North Regional OfficeTheir Community-Based Work Assessment assists individuals with cognitive and/or physical impairments, including those with mental health issues, traumatic brain injury, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, autism, and so on, with trial work experience (unpaid) in real work settings with employers in their community. If a job opening exists, employers will have the opportunity to evaluate the work. The assessment includes evaluation of work behaviors, interpersonal skills, work site integration, work skills, and necessary onsite support by Employment Specialists. They offer on-going support to the employer and employee after the trial period is completed.LycomingLiving Unlimited - North Central PA Regional OfficeLiving Unlimited
    Luzerne County Support GroupSupport groups provide access to the latest information, resources and social support for managing the impact of epilepsy. Support group meets regularly for discussion and mutual peer support. Service is free and open to people with epilepsy, friends, family members and health professionals. Meetings are held every 4th Wednesday in Luzerne County.LuzerneEpilepsy Foundation Eastern PennsylvaniaEpilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania

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