With drugs costs and insurance costs rising every day, it’s often difficult to get the meds you need. Below is a guide to no-cost or low-cost prescription programs. Pass the word along…
When I decided to begin an epilepsy library for reference, I was absolutely overwhelmed by the millions of books out there.
So, I went to Amazon, rolled the dice and ended up spending needless money on a lot of duds.
Don’t get me wrong, some were of value, but most were a waste of time.
So, to save you from my disappointing experience, I’ve combed the web, epilepsy foundations, blogs and wherever else I could think of, to find books that would actually inform, explain and even sometimes, entertain.
I hope you’ll find something of use on this list, which is truly a labor of love…
Here are some wonderfully useful links I’ve found along the way. Some may be familiar and some may be new to you. If you have any additions or suggestions, please, speak out…
Here’s a list of Adult Epilepsy Support Groups across the country that I’ve compiled. Hopefully it will be of help.
If you have any additions or suggestions, please, sing out!!!
Special educational ensures that your child needs are met (legally) if they have learning difficulties that need special help at school.
Technically, it’s called a special education provision.
And there may be a special educational needs coordinator (SENCO) at the school who can look at your child’s needs, alongside the school’s governing body (often the local authority’s education department).
Today, things are constantly changing. Especially when it comes to epilepsy medications and resources.
Some companies have expanded their programs or even offer new ones. Others have cut their funds, and sadly others have ceased to exist.
Here’s a new and comprehensive list…
It starts in the playground. A kid has a seizure and everybody freaks out. Nobody knows what to do. Maybe not even the school nurse. Even though epilepsy first aid is a cinch.
It’s frightening to see a child seize and then, based on that fright, they think “I can’t deal with this.” Some people still think epilepsy is contagious!
The diagnosis comes in. It’s epilepsy.
Your heart drops to the bottom of your stomach. You may panic…or cry…or call in the troops for support.
Whether your child is an infant, toddler, grade schooler, adolescent or young adult, how you behave now will make a world of difference to their future.
Here are some resources to help you help your child…
These days, health insurance costs an arm and a leg (literally), if you can even get it. But before you lose hope, here are some resources that might just make the impossible become possible…