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Epilepsy Foundation

(BILINGUAL) National. 49 affiliates. Founded 1967. Information and support for people with epilepsy, their families and friends. Publishes 'Epilepsy USA' magazine and a wide range of informational materials for people of all ages. Referrals to local affiliates (many of which have employment-related programs).

Write:

Epilepsy Foundation

8301 Professional Place East

Landover, MD 20785

Voice: 301-459-3700; Professional Library: 1-800-332-1000; Spanish Speakers Only: 1-866-748-8008

Fax: 301-577-2684

Website: http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org

E-mail: info@efa.org

Verified: 2/12/2013

Charlie Foundation To Help Cure Pediatric Epilepsy

Online. 250 members. Goal is to network and support families using the ketogenic diet to help control their child's epilepsy.

Website: http://www.charliefoundationforum.org

Verified: 1/16/2013

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