Our Services

The Epilepsy Association provides comprehensive services to adults, children and families affected by epilepsy in Northeast Ohio. The agency is the sole provider of these services in an eleven-county region.

The Epilepsy Association provides services in three main areas: information and referral, direct social services, and community-based epilepsy education. Please call the Association for additional information.

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Family & Kids Program:

The Epilepsy Association has a new service for families.  The Kids and Family Program helps parents with community resources connections, and overcoming obstacles in managing a child’s epilepsy.  The service can take place in the comfort of your own home, and is provided by a case-manager.  Please call the agency to set up a consultation.
 

Information and Referral:

  • Answer questions about epilepsy
  • Free informational materials about epilepsy
  • Referrals to help access appropriate medical and community resources

Support Groups

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Direct Social Services:

  • Individualized epilepsy education specific to each client’s type(s) of seizures
  • Counseling services to help clients cope with challenges related to epilepsy
  • Advocacy services to ensure that clients’ needs are met
  • Specialized case management services for clients affected by both epilepsy and mental illness

Epilepsy Education in schools and in the community:

  • We provide FREE epilepsy education.  We will come to schools, businesses and community organizations to educate individuals about epilepsy and reduce fears about how to respond to someone having a seizure.
  • In order for us to best meet your epilepsy education needs, please fill out a request and return it to the Epilepsy Association.  If you are a community organization requesting epilepsy education click here. If you are a school requesting epilepsy education please click here.
  • Please follow the link for more information about our Epilepsy Education Services

Our Education Programs are funded by a grant from the Katherine and Lee Chilcote Foundation

 

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Announcements

Click here to see our 2017 Adult Support Group dates!

Watch our Gala Honoree Videos!

Camden Frank made a 24-minute documentary about epilepsy for a school project and to raise awareness for epilepsy and his friend who has seizures. Click to watch!

 

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The Epilepsy Association was given a three year accreditation by CARF International for their case management services, which is the highest level of accreditation!

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Visit our blog at
www.insightsintoepilepsy.org.

List of community resources to help manage epilepsy is now posted.

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Epilepsy Association  2831 Prospect Ave  Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2606
Phone: 216-579-1330