Texas Epilepsy Support Groups

EFTX Houston Support Group – Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month

EFTX Collin County Support Group – Meets 3rd Thursday of each month

EFTX DFW 20 Somethings Support Group – Meeting dates vary by month

EFTX Fort Worth Epilepsy Support Group – 2019 Meeting Dates
June 13th, August 8th, October 3rd, December 6th

Cook Children’s Medical Center Support Group – Meets the second Thursday of every other month

EFTX Pasadena Parent Support Group  – Meets on the third Wednesday of the month

Children’s Medical Center, Dallas – Spanish Parent Support Group – This group meets 4 times a year.

UT Southwestern Epilepsy and Seizure Support Group

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Support Group – Meets on the first Thursday of every month

Visit Texas Epilepsy Support Groups for additional information regarding Meeting dates times and contacts.

Resources for Clinicians

The Depression handouts were created as quick reference resource tools for epilepsy healthcare clinicians and cover features of depression, epidemiology, diagnostic considerations, treatments, and resources for persons with epilepsy.

Depression in Adult Epilepsy

Depression in Pediatric Epilepsy

Epilepsy 2019 Global Health Report

North American AED Pregnancy Registry

Screening for Psychosocial Comorbidities:

These documents contain quick screening questions for use in routine clinic visits to assess cognition, social problems and mental health.  Separate adult and pediatric screenings provide age-appropriate questions and suggestions.

Screening for Psychosocial Comorbities in Adults with Epilepsy

Screening for Psychosocial Comorbities in Children with Epilepsy

Resources For Teachers and Schools:

School and Child Care Materials

– an overview of issues children might face and regulations that can protect them

– a comprehensive guide to help parents protect their children’s rights

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Epilepsy Foundation Texas

Epilepsy Foundation Central & South Texas

Texas Department of State Health Services, Epilepsy Program

Epilepsy Program – Texas Children’s Hospital

Epilepsy Center Dallas, TX | Medical City Dallas

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Center for Disease Control – Epilepsy Resource Site

North American AED Pregnancy Registry

National Institute of Mental Health

Coalition of Texans with Disabilities

Disability Rights Texas

Texas Workforce Commission

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