On February 1, 2014 we experienced the miracle of life when our baby boy, Tanner Ashton entered this world. He was healthy, big and beautiful! We fell in love instantly! Around 3 months of age, we started noticing strange jerks, and within a couple of weeks they started happening more frequently and for longer periods […]
Below is the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia’s official statement regarding medical marijuana.
The Epilepsy Foundation supports the rights of patients and families living with seizures and epilepsy to access physician directed care, including medical marijuana. Nothing should stand in the way of patients gaining access to potentially life-saving treatment. If a patient and their healthcare professional feel that […]
The new school year and the fall sports season are just around the corner. For parents of children with epilepsy this can create many concerns, such as making sure their child receives an education in a medically safe environment, insuring the student receives any accommodation their child may need in the classroom and creating a […]
Eastern Closing Services is happy to announce they are partnering with EFGA by giving back by donating a portion of each closing they do!
Eastern Closing Services, LLC prides itself on courteous personal service. Eastern specializes in real estate closings, whether purchases or refinances, residential and commercial transactions, real estate title searches, title insurance including both […]
EFGA Board Member and Professional Advisory Board Member Featured On WSB TV Segment
Doctors say some generic medications can have a dangerous downside. Watch as Dr. Larry Seiden, PAB Chair, discusses the warnings and precautions patients should take before taking generic medications.
To watch the video, follow this link to WSB TV’s website. Thank you […]
WebEase (Web Epilepsy, Awareness, Support and Education) was developed by a team of Emory University researchers and physicians who treat persons with epilepsy. The program does not tell you what to do, rather it guides you toward making decisions on taking your medications, managing stress and getting […]
Join us at this year’s Steps Toward A Cure: Atlanta, GA on Saturday, October 12th from 8am to 11am. Proceeds benefit Dravet Syndrome Foundation(DSF) whose mission is to raise money for research of Dravet syndrome and related childhood epilepsy/seizure disorders.
This fun, family-friendly event includes a brief family walk, refreshments, kids activities, and raffle. The event […]
My name is Alexis and I joined the Council and I joined because my dad has epilepsy. As a part of the Youth Council I hope to raise awareness, help educate people about epilepsy and make a difference. Causes like breast cancer […]
My name is Ashten and I have had epilepsy since I was 14 years-old. I hope that people realize that they are not alone in this journey, and that it is far more common than people realize. I hope to forward the […]
I’m really excited to be a part of the Youth Council. When I was diagnosed, my family knew very little about epilepsy or the foundation. The foundation helped to educate us about epilepsy and I also learned from other kids with epilepsy […]