Epilepsy Related Organizations


Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Association: An informative site focusing on Alzheimer's research, services, and advocacy.

Angelman Syndrome

Angelman Syndrome Foundation, Inc.

Attention Deficit Disorder

Attention Deficit Disorder Association: This site provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) lead better lives.


Autism Society of America

Autism-PDD Resources Network: Organization for parents of children with autism or the related PDD, pervasive developmental disorder. Includes state-by-state information and sample letters for dealing with school staff.

Brain Trauma

The Brain Trauma Foundation's goal is to improve the clinical treatment of traumatic brain injury patients. Their website provides treatment guidelines for healthcare providers and access to their quarterly newsletter.

Brain Tumor

American Brain Tumor Association: This site is an informative source about brain tumors, treatment options, clinical trials and living with a brain tumor. It also has a broad variety of social work resources and services listed

The Brain Tumor Society's mission is to find a cure for brain tumors while improving the quality of life of patients and their families by providing access to psychosocial support, information and resources.

Cerebral Cavernous Malformations

Angioma Alliance is a non-profit international patient-driven organization serving those affected by cerebral cavernous malformations (also know as cavernous angiomas). Our mission is to inform and support individuals affected by cerebral cavernous malformations while facilitating improved diagnosis and management of the illness through education and research.

Cerebral Palsy

UCP (United Cerebral Palsy): Organization that works to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. Site offers information on local as well as national services.

Fragile X

The National Fragile X Foundation


The American Council for Headache Education(ACHE) is a nonprofit patient-health professional partnership dedicated to advancing the treatment and management of headache and to raising the public awareness of headache as a valid, biologically based illness.

The National Headache Foundation website provides resources,in-depth information and promotes awareness of headaches as a legitimate health problem.

Help For Headaches is a London based non-profit organization and a registered Canadian charity that is committed to educational services for those suffering from and treating headaches. Their resource library boasts over 300 books, journals, and videos for people to access for research and to get answers.

An informative and kid friendly website which defines and explains headaches in age appropriate terms.

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of America

Mental Illness

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI): Support and advocacy organization working to improve the lives of people with severe mental illnesses (such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders) and the lives of their families and friends.

Mental Retardation

The Arc of the United States: National organization of and for people with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities and their families.

The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation: Services for those with mental retardation.

Mitochondrial Disease

United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation: A website promoting research for cures and treatments of mitochondrial disorders and support to affected individuals and families.


The Children's Tumor Foundation: Ending Neurofibromatosis Through Research (formerly known as the National Neurofibromatosis Foundation).

Stroke & Other Disorders

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: A comprehensive source for neurological disorders including epilepsy and epilepsy-related disorders.

National Stroke Association

Sturge-Weber Syndrome

The Sturge-Weber Foundation’s (The SWF) international mission is to improve the quality of life and care for people with Sturge-Weber syndrome and associated Port Wine Birthmark conditions through collaborative education, advocacy, research and friendly support.

Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance: A voluntary organization dedicated to finding a cure for tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) while improving the lives of those affected.

Williams Syndrome

Williams Syndrome Association


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