Support

The Epilepsy Association sponsors several different types of support for adults and families to help individuals affected by epilepsy learn how to cope with epilepsy on a daily basis. These groups are open to the public. Call for more information: 216-579-1330.

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.

This program is designed to quickly assess the family situation and connect them to community resources that can best address their individual needs.  Services consist of 3 visits

  • 1st session -case manager visits the family in their home to learn of the challenges that the family is encountering and identify needs that each family member has related to coping with a child/sibling with epilepsy.
  • 2nd session -case manager will report back to the family on community resources to address the needs identified in the first session and providing contact information. 
  • 3rd session –Case Manager assesses how the family is doing with respect to contacting the resources provided in the second session and a final check in. 

At the end of the service the family will have a packet of information to keep as a reference on what was discussed during the three visits and the contact information provided.

Epilepsy Association Support Group

Adult Support Group

The Epilepsy Association sponsors a support group for adults.  This group meets the second Wednesdays of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Lake Health's West Medical Center, at Willoughby Anesthesia Associates and Hill & Thomas office.  This is located at 36000 Euclid Avenue, Willoughby, Ohio.

Registration is not necessary and the group is open to all adults with epilepsy and their family members.

Meetings are scheduled for:

  • January 11  
  • February 8                    
  • March 8                         
  • April 12  
  • May 10  
  • June 14  
  • July 12
  • August 9
  • September 13
  • October 11
  • November 8 
  • December 13

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Call the Epilepsy Association for more information about the resources listed on this web page.

 

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