Support Groups


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Epilepsytalk is a free Listserv available globally that is centered on pediatric epilepsy. This discussion group is for the benefit of families who wish to share comments, concerns and questions regarding their experiences with children afflicted with epilepsy and/or other related issues.

Chrissy & Friends, Inc.
930 Willowbrook Road, Staten Island, NY 10314
Tel: 718 698 1800

Chrissy & Friends, Inc. is a new not for profit organization for people with epilepsy and their families. They offer free tutoring and an after school recreational program for children and teens. They also have a parent support group which meets on Wednesdays between 4:30 and 6:30, the same time as their recreational program. They are in the process of starting a young adult program for people with epilepsy between the ages of eighteen and thirty.