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Canadian Epilepsy Alliance is an alliance of epilepsy agencies from coast to coast.

Canada’s Top 10 Priorities for Epilepsy Research is a list (compiled by the James Lind Alliance and the Ontario Brain Institute) of the most pressing unanswered questions of the people who live and work with epilepsy and seizures.

Epilepsy Guidelines are recommendations that were developed to improve the quality and consistency of care for epilepsy in Ontario, including ones for patients and families.

Epilepsy Ontario is the voice of epilepsy in the province. They aim to raise public awareness and improve education through publications, conferences, and outreach initiatives.

The Epilepsy Foundation of America is the national agency dedicated solely to the welfare of the more than 2 million people with epilepsy in the U.S. and their families.

SUDEP Aware is a Canadian charity dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), with the ultimate goal of finding its cause(s) and prevention.

Tuck is a community devoted to promoting sleep health awareness, who has created a resource guide for patients with seizure disorders on how they can get better sleep.

University Health Network provides a wide range of services across its three hospital sites through its Patient Education Network. The patient education website is a comprehensive resource of consumer health information for patients and families.

VNS Therapy  Information about the Cyberonics US VNS Therapy

Women and Epilepsy< is a website with extensive information for women with epilepsy of child-bearing age, whether she wants to get pregnant or not.



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About Kids Health

Epilepsy And U Epilepsy in the Higher Education Classroom

Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

SickKids Epilepsy Classroom  Located at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), for students in grades 1 through 8.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

Special Education Programs – TDSB



Ability Magazine

About Learning Disabilities

PLAN Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network

Cerebral Palsy GuidanceProvide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy.



epilepsy@work  A toolkit of epilepsy resources for Human Resources Professionals, Managers, and employees living with epilepsy. This toolkit was developed by Epilepsy Toronto and contains unique training tools including an interactive course about epilepsy in the workplace and a seizure response simulator.

Employment Ontario can help you get training, build skills or find a job. They connect people looking for work with employers looking for workers.

JOIN Very useful links Index about employment


Ministry of Community and Social Services

Ministry of Training, College and Universities

Ministry of Community and Social Services


ODSP Employment Support

WSIB Employment Insurence

TTC Wheel-Trans



The Access Point

Community Care Access Centre

Consumers Advocate – Best Medical Alerts

Developmental Services Ontario – Housing Toolkit

Housing Connections

Independent Living Canada

Respite Services



ARCHDisability Law Centre

CAP Child Advocacy Project