Support Services & Programs

The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego is proudly here to help those with Epilepsy through our various programs and services

Community Partnerships

  1. Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI), UC San Diego
  2. IEP Specialists
  3. Regional Center
  4. Developmental Disability Services (DDS), Area Board 13

Adult & Family Support Services

  1. Legal ADA advocacy
  2. Medical and medication information and referral
  3. Neurologist referral
  4. DMV information and advocacy
  5. Education information and advocacy
  6. Seizure dog referral
  7. Insurance referral and advocacy
  8. Transportation information
  9. Housing information and advocacy
  10. Employment and financial information and advocacy
  11. Provision of Seizure Action Plan for child’s safety in schools
  12. College scholarships for students with epilepsy
  13. Monthly support groups
  14. Individual and family counseling

*Please contact us at 619.296.0161 for more information

    Children’s/Family Events

    1. Disney Days – January 2020 (Discount Disneyland Tickets)
    2. Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk for Epilepsy – April 19, 2020
    3. Gingerbread Kids & Parent Education Seminar – December 2019

    Family Support

    1. Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training in Schools
    2. Individualized Education Plan (IEP) support
    3. Weekly Expressive Arts Programs-
             Monthly Groups, Private Sessions and Workshops
    4. Teen Group Meetings, monthly
    5. Young Adult Group Events
    6. Family Support Groups in Central San Diego and North County

    *Please contact us at 619.296.0161 for more information

    Epilepsy Education for School Personnel

    1. Annual School Nurse Training with Diastat administration training, updates on latest research and distribution of epilepsy first aid reference materials
    2. Seizure Recognition and First Aid Trainings on site at schools (for staff and parents)
    3. Provision of epilepsy informational materials to all school districts in territory