EPILEPSY AFFECTS CHILDREN AND MEN AND WOMEN OF ALL AGES, RACES AND ETHNIC GROUPS

It is the fourth most common neurological disorder.

3.4 MILLION people live with active EPILEPSY inthe U.S.

50,000 SAN DIEGANS live with EPILEPSY

1 in 26 people will be diagnosed with EPILEPSY

1 in 10 people will have a SEIZURE

Our Mission

With your help, The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

 

Our wide array of programs and services serve people living with epilepsy, families, friends, and caregivers. 

All of our programs and services are offered at no-cost.

Free Live Webinar on Employment

Successful Strategies for Navigating the Workplace as A Person with Epilepsy or As an Employer

Thursday, April 29, 12 p.m.

Guest Speakers:
• Allison Nichol, Esq., Director of Legal Advocacy, Epilepsy Foundation
• Joyce Walker-Jones, Senior Attorney Advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) headquarters in Washington, DC
• Mary Jo O’Neill, Regional Attorney of the Phoenix District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

College Scholarships - Application Deadline May, 1, 2021

 

WALK LOCAL. GIVE LOCAL.

SHARON’S RIDE.RUN.WALK.
SAN DIEGO

Saturday, May 22, 2021
Liberty Station

 

Form your team and ride, run or walk to support local programs and services for the San Diego community.

 

1 in 10 people

Will have a seizure in their lifetime.

 

1 in 26 people

Will develop epilepsy in their lifetime.

 

In San Diego County 50,000 people

are diagnosed with epilepsy.

 

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