Epilepsy - A Personal Perspective

2015 awareness video 

 Office hours: Tuesday through Thursday

 9am to 3pm. 

Voice mails and emails will be returned during normal work days/hours.

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.

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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!

erick's story

        Chapters

Epilepsy Patients - Fear Us Not


2016 Epilepsy Awareness Month video



JOIN US ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7!


Early registrations MUST BE RECEIVED by October 23.

​Picture of registration form can be copied and pasted to a word document so it can be printed.


Event is limited to the first 250 people to register.  This includes adults and children.




Be sure to visit our new page, Warrior Spotlight, to learn more about Maddy Samuel's epilepsy journey, her efforts to raise awareness and her desire to not let epilepsy keep her from going after her goals in life!


​If you are interested in sharing your own story, please email Karen@scepilepsy.org - we would like to feature a new story each month!

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.

Erick Gordon

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

Reaching Out


Would you like 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
​or select the "Donate" button below.

Thank you for supporting
epilepsy awareness!

"Giving is not just
about making a donation, 
it's about 
making a difference"
                                         ​-Kathy Calvin


SAFE is based out of Charleston, which is home to our largest and longest standing chapter.  Our goal is to re-activate chapters within the state after having to temporarily cease meetings/activities in several areas.

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South Carolina Advocates For Epilepsy.

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

     Child Safety

If you missed last week's webinar, here is the link to view it.  Dr. Flamini offered great information about epilepsy, medication administration and more.


I learned a lot and I know you will, too!


https://lmhcare.sharefile.com/d-s5a89c1e45f5496b9

(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.

    Adult Safety

Need prescription assistance?

Be sure to visit our resources page! 

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!  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sRqvIt889M​