Alaska Epilepsy Parent Resource Website Site Map
Section 1: Understanding Epilepsy/Seizure Disorder
What is epilepsy/seizure disorder?
What are the different kinds of epilepsy/seizure disorders?
Different Kinds of Epilepsy/Seizure Disorders
How is epilepsy/seizure disorder diagnosed?
Tools for Diagnosis
What causes epilepsy/seizure disorder?
What might trigger a seizure?
What are the treatment options?
Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Section 2: Health Care for My Child — Access to Care/Access to Services
What do I need to know about taking care of my child?
Educate Yourself – Ask Questions
Attend Support Groups and Network with Other Parents
Take Care of Yourself
What organizations can help me find the help we need?
How can I pay for or access the care my child needs?
Mental Health Services for Children
Medicaid and Denali KidCare
Indian Health Service
Medication Assistance Programs
What is HIPAA?
Who are possible members of my child’s health care team?
How can I assure the best health care for my child?
Knowing What to do When a Seizure Occurs
How can I make sure others are aware of what to do?
First Aid for Seizures
Section 3: Advocacy & Support
Where can I find support from other parents like me?
Where can I go for more help?
Alaska Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program
Stone Soup Group – Alaska’s Parent Training and Information Center
Community Parent Resource Centers
What are some online support resources?
What do I need to know about my child attending school?
Resources − IEP and the 504 Plan
How can I educate others about my child’s epilepsy/seizure disorder?
Educating School Staff
Preventing Myths and Misunderstandings
Forms and Other Posted Documents