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Epilepsy Foundation Louisiana Resources

Epilepsy Foundation Louisiana Website

How to Contact the Epilepsy Foundation Louisiana : Email Sara Franklin at or // Call (800) 626-1582

Epilepsy Foundation's 24/7 Helpline  can be reached by calling 1-800-332-1000 - The Helpline provides support for those living with epilepsy, caregivers or anyone that wants to know more about epilepsy. This line provides support via telephone and can distribute info via email regarding:

  • Current epilepsy treatment and alternative therapies
  • Requests for print materials
  • Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
  • Epilepsy Foundation local offices
  • Emotional support
  • Employment and discrimination
  • Seizure first aid and safety devices
  • Support groups
  • Medication questions


Seizure First Aid Cards (different languages available): 


How to Become Seizure First Aid Certified  - Make a free account on the new Epilepsy Learning Portal and sign up to take the "Seizure Recognition and First Aid Certification" course at at your convenience.


The Epilepsy Learning Portal  is your one-stop shop to access the Epilepsy Foundation's online and on-demand trainings about epilepsy and seizures.

The Epilepsy Foundation America Public Health & Education team offers the following trainings at :

  • Seizure Training for Child Care Personnel
  • Seizure Training for Law Enforcement
  • Seizure Training for EMS
  • Seniors & Seizures Training
  • Employment Resources for People Living with Epilepsy
  • Caring for Students with Psychogenic Seizures

The Epilepsy Learning Portal will be adding additional trainings in 2021:

  • Seizure First Aid Basics on demand
  • School Personnel in Spanish on demand
  • Seizure First Aid Certification in Spanish on demand
  • Three additional one-hour modules:  PNES, Rescue Meds & IEP/504 Plans  (Supplements to SN, SP or available to the general public.)
  • New to Epilepsy / Epilepsy Basics on demand


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