| National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke|
|NIH Neurological Institute|
|P.O. Box 5801|
|Bethesda, MD 20824|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-5751|
|TDD: ||(301) 468-5981|
|Web Address: ||www.ninds.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health, is the leading U.S. federal government agency supporting research on brain and nervous system disorders. It provides the public with educational materials and information about these disorders.
| American Academy of Neurology |
|1080 Montreal Avenue|
|Saint Paul, MN 55116|
|Phone: ||1-800-879-1960 |
|Web Address: ||www.thebrainmatters.org |
TheBrainMatters.org is a website designed to help you and your loved ones learn about neurologic disorders. This site has information from both the American Academy of Neurology and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The website has in-depth and easily searchable information on more than 250 neurologic disorders, a tool to help you find a neurologist, personal stories, and much more.
| Epilepsy Therapy Project |
|P.O. Box 742|
|Middleburg, VA 20118|
|Phone: || (540) 687-8077 |
|Fax: ||(540 687-8066 |
|Email: ||firstname.lastname@example.org |
|Web Address: ||www.epilepsy.com|
The Epilepsy Therapy Project and epilepsy.com provide an online source for information, community, and resources for people who have epilepsy and for their loved ones. The organization's goal is to be a resource for everyone involved in caring for or treating people who have epilepsy. The website can help you find a doctor, an epilepsy center, and clinical trials. It can also help you learn more about seizure medicines and first aid during and after a seizure. There are places where you can share your story, use the forum or chat room to talk to others, and watch videos about epilepsy.
|8301 Professional Place|
|Landover, MD 20785|
|Web Address: ||www.epilepsyfoundation.org|
The Epilepsy Foundation is a national organization that provides information and support for people who have epilepsy and for their families and friends. It can provide information about drug studies, employment services, epilepsy centers, and support groups in your area. The foundation also supports research and sponsors the National Epilepsy Library (1-800-EFA-4050, or 1-800-332-4050).
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens|
|10140 Centurion Parkway North|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
|Phone: ||(904) 697-4100|
|Fax: ||(904) 697-4220|
|Web Address: ||www.kidshealth.org|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|MedicAlert Foundation International|
|2323 Colorado Avenue|
|Turlock, CA 95382|
|Web Address: ||www.medicalert.org|
MedicAlert is an international corporation that provides subscriber services for more than 4 million members worldwide. Services include providing identification jewelry listing the person's medical conditions and history and a computerized medical information database that is accessible 24 hours a day. As a member of MedicAlert, if medical care is needed, health professionals providing care can reach the person's complete medical history at any time.