PEOPLE magazine highlights the difficult choices our families make and how we help them navigate the epilepsy surgery journey. Read about how Mora's parents made the decision to move forward with hemispherectomy surgery to stop her seizures.
New research shows that children with drug-resistant seizures live longer after epilepsy surgery. The longer your child has seizures, the more devastating the consequences can be. The sooner your child has a surgical evaluation, the sooner you can understand all available treatment options.
Neurosurgery is a big topic. It’s easy to get overwhelmed. But you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to help you understand the risks and benefits of all of your options so you can make an informed decision about whether surgery is the best decision for your child.
Parenting a medically complex child can be lonely. And treating seizures can be costly – especially if you have to travel for a surgical evaluation. We provide emotional and financial support for families before, during, and after surgery.
When so much of your situation is out of your control, it feels great to make a difference in someone else’s life. You can help by sharing your story, providing support to another parent, or making a financial gift.