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.
South Carolina Advocates For Epilepsy devotes its energy to passionately advocating for members of the epilepsy community.
Vital components to improving the quality of life for all epilepsy patients include our commitment to raising the level of awareness in our state, removing the stigma often associated with seizures and epilepsy, teaching seizure first-aid throughout our communities and providing educational opportunities and social activities to all our members.
Epicureans for Epilepsy
We all enjoy getting together with family and friends -
especially when food is involved! Epicureans for Epilepsy
is a fundraiser that will support epilepsy programs and
local research in South Carolina. We are looking for people
with a heart for epilepsy to host dinner parties or our newly
added non-party parties! If you are interested and would like
to receive our host information packet, please email
Karen@scepilepsy.org and the packet will be emailed to you!
Please feel free to invite others that might be interested.
Thank you for your interest!
YOU can make a difference!
Our goal is to recruit at least 25 hosts and raise $25,000.
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.
Erick is the inspiration behind S.A.F.E., read his amazing story here.
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference,
a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq.,
is being sponsored by the Trident Academy.
Coming to Charleston on October 13!
If you have questions about IEP's, you don't
want to miss this opportunity!
This is a one-day special education law and
advocacy programs focus on four areas:
1. Special education law, rights and responsibilities
2. Tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
3. SMART IEPs
4. Introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents,
educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who
represent children with disabilities regarding special education.
The program is not disability specific.
For more information visit http://www.wrightslaw.com/speak/17.10.sc.htm
Want to see the South Carolina Stingrays in action - wearing our special purple, epilepsy awareness jerseys?
Worn on December 12, 2015 at Hockey Heroes For Epilepsy - they look awesome!
Check out this video!
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SAFE will be at Lowcountry Giving Day at Joe Riley Stadium today! Please consider donating to South Carolina Advocates For Epilepsy.
Here are the ways you can give:
1. Come out to the Joe, stop by our table - we will be set up on the first base side! We will be accepting cash or checks - made out to SAFE
2. Drop off check written out to SAFE at any South State Bank in Charleston
3. Online at Bidr (seizureawareness)
4. Our personal website to donate is https://text.gives/seizureawareness
5. Donors can text seizureawareness to 855.735.2437
Thank you so much for your support!
Need prescription assistance?
Be sure to visit our resources page!
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!
Epilepsy - A Personal Perspective
2015 awareness video
To receive your free year of Haven, as a member of S.A.F.E., visit this link: https://rapidsos.com/referrals/safe/
To view the press release announcing our partnership with RapidSOS, please visit: https://www.rapidsos.com/SouthCarolinaAdvocatesForEpilepsyPartnershipPressRelease.pdf/
(843) 991-7144 firstname.lastname@example.org
We are partnering with RapidSOS to bring S.A.F.E. members free mobile safety & security! Members receive one year free to the Haven app.
For more information about RapidSOS and the Haven app, visit www.rapidsos.com.
Epilepsy Patients - Fear Us Not
2016 Epilepsy Awareness Month video
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