Erick Gordon

Erick is the inspiration behind S.A.F.E., read his amazing story here.

erick's story

Take the right steps in preventing and helping Adults in a time of need. This will give you tips, on how to be SAFE.

No child wants to experience a seizure nor does any adult want to see an innocent child suffer through a seizure. Read through our tips on how to help and protect children in times of need.

We currently have five chapters in the state, with more starting in the future. View which is closest to you and learn more information about their meetings and events.

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Reaching Out


South Carolina Advocates For Epilepsy has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the members of the epilepsy community.  Raising the level of awareness in South Carolina, removing the stigma often associated with seizures and epilepsy, and teaching seizure first-aid are vital to improving the quality of life for all patients diagnosed with epilepsy.

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Be sure to check out this video of Ciara. She has been diagnosed with Epilepsy and Type 1 Diabetes. Thank you to Kids Wish Network and the University of South Carolina for making her wish come true!


http://kidswishnetwork.org/2014/03/ciaras-magical-wish/


Here is the video the Gamecocks put together about Ciara's friendship with A.J. Cann and other Gamecock athletes.  


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwYx76x-Agc


​Be sure to read Part 1 of an article on epilepsy in the April edition of American Journal of Nursing.          

Part 2 will be published in June.   


http://journals.lww.com/ajnonline/Fulltext/2015/05000/CE___Epilepsy_Update,_Part_1___Refining_Our.22.aspx


Link to a podcast to go along with the article - contains great info about epilepsy with emphasis on South Carolina:


http://download.lww.com/downloads/ejp/naj/podcasts/SMITHMay15EpilepsyPart1.mp3               






Want to make a donation to s.a.f.e?  

Make checks out to S.A.F.E. and mail to
PO Box 943 Goose Creek, SC 29445

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South Carolina Advocates For Epilepsy.

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(843) 991-7144                 karen@scepilepsy.org

Erick Gordon, SAFE representative, helps present a donation of 110 caps to the MUSC Neurophysiology department.  The caps are used for patients scheduled for both inpatient and outpatient EEG's.

Watch this video about epilepsy, produced by SC ETV.  Members of SAFE are featured and their stories are shared!  

Thank you to everyone that helped make

this video a huge success!