Epilepsy Association of Utah

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Founded in 1973, The Epilepsy Association of Utah is a 501(c)3 charity based in West Jordan, Utah. Our aim is to help, provide opportunities, and advocate for individuals living with epilepsy and seizure disorders and to provide education and resources for their families, communities, and care givers. One in 26 people will develop epilepsy at some time in their lives leading to over 150,000 people in Utah alone. Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the US after migraine, stroke and Alzheimer’s.

Fundamental resources that we provide:

  • We back a number of regional support groups in communities from St. George to Utah.
  • We have been active in political lobbying for bills reflecting the needs of our community, most recently the newly passed legislation on cannabis oil.
  • We provide scholarships and are working on other resource funding for individuals with epilepsy including medical and transportation assistance.
  • We organize yearly activities for the epilepsy community including a summer camp, seasonal activities, an art show, and regular fund raisers.

Our organization has been mentioned in the following news articles:

Additional information:

We have created a downloadable Press Kit and Style Guide for you to reference in writing about the EAU. Should you have any additional needs please contact our Marketing Department at marketing@epilepsyut.org.

Information for the national Epilepsy Foundation:

http://www.epilepsy.com

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