Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County - Links

Links are provided solely as a service to our users. The link does not necessarily constitute an endorsement of the organization by EFSDC. The information provided on these websites is strictly reference and information material. It should not be used in place of or without first consulting your physician or neurologist.

Epilepsy Organizations

Epilepsy Foundation, National Office (EFA)
National organization – comprehensive information on epilepsy and services. Includes eCommunities with chat rooms for teens, parents and others. Also lists EF affiliates in the U.S.

Epilepsy Foundation of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino & Ventura Counties

Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California

Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia
Includes excellent online booklets on Seizures & Symptoms: Managing Epilepsy Medication, and Epilepsy & Employment.

Epilepsy Ontario
Informative Canadian epilepsy site, includes an index of seizure types and information about alternative therapies.

Information Centers and Databases

National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
Resource for information on neurological disorders. Epilepsy section has booklet Seizures & Epilepsy: Hope Through Research

National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
Information & referral center providing information on disabilities and disability related issues.

US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Dept of Health & Human Services
Health topics, drug information, dictionary of medical terms, directory of hospitals & physicians, databases for resources and 11 million biomedical journal articles.

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health
(CAM on PubMed) Comprehensive database of journal citations directly related to complementary and alternative medicine, in conjunction with the National Library of Medicine.

Combined Health Information Database
Cooperative effort of several Federal agencies. A good source for health & wellness searches.

General Health

WebMD.com
Health website for consumers and professionals. A primary source of health information for CNN, Microsoft, MSNBC & FOX.

DrKoop.com
Consumer information on health issues. Health content provider for ABCNEWS.com & American Online. Collaborative relationship with EFA.

Medical Centers

Children’s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego

University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine Seizure Disorder Center, Department of Neurology

University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery
Information on epilepsy surgery and pediatric epilepsy surgery.

University of Southern California Medical Center Epilepsy Program

Epilepsy & Brain Mapping Program at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, California

John Hopkins Hospital Epilepsy Center, Baltimore Maryland
Includes information on diagnostic tools and treatments.

The Stanford University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Massachusetts General Hospital Epilepsy Surgery Unit
Information on the surgical treatment of epilepsy.

For Health Care Professionals

American Epilepsy Society (AES)
Professional organization. Information for health care professionals.