The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Georgians with epilepsy/seizure disorders. Based in Atlanta, the Foundation focuses on: educating the professional and general community about epilepsy through annual symposiums and programs held throughout the state; providing outreach through a statewide network of support groups; and assisting in quality of life issues through specialty camps for children/adults and medical referrals.
If you have any questions or concerns about epilepsy/seizure disorders you can contact our office in Atlanta at (678) 306-1210 or (800) 527-7105.
During the 2005-2006 fiscal year the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia provided
- 172 educational in-services reaching 7,349 people in 62 counties
- Information and referral to 4,223 people
- Summer camp scholarships for 49 children and adults
- Emergency Medication Fund assistance for 40 persons
- BRFSS health survey information for a third year
- 17 Support Groups for both children and adiults
- Advocacy services for more than 70 persons
- Symposium/Seminars in several areas of the state.
- Certification for 77 school nurses in the Managing Your Students With Seizure Disorders program
- Monthly Orientation Programs for parents of newly diagnosed children in conjunction with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
The website is filled with information and tools designed to help you “seize control” at http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/local/georgia/