The Epilepsy Foundation recognizes how important targeted and culturally-sensitive outreach to the African American community is to improve the quality of life for those who are living with epilepsy. In 2008, the Foundation expanded its outreach by launching a campaign that urged the African American community to get the facts and "Know the Difference."
The African American Outreach Program at the Epilepsy Foundation continues to focus on:
- educating family and caregivers on seizure recognition and treatment options
- increasing the awareness of the prevalence of epilepsy in the African American community
For more information about the Epilepsy Foundation, go to www.epilepsyfoundation.org.