About Us

  • Created in 1955 as a grassroots effort to help people with epilepsy, the Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri & Kansas is a not-for-profit 501c(3) serving the two state area, offering advocacy and educational services to people with epilepsy, their families, and the communities in which they live.

    The Foundation’s all-volunteer Board of Directors is made up of professionals from all walks of life. A Professional Advisory Board made up of over twenty board certified epileptologists, pediatric neurologists, pharmacologists, social workers, psychologists and nurse educators from Missouri and Kansas advises on education, services, research and advocacy programs.

    The Epilepsy Foundation of MO & KS is your unwavering ally on your journey with epilepsy and seizures. The Foundation is a community-based organization dedicated to improving the lives of all people impacted by seizures.

    We are here for you, whether you live with epilepsy, have a loved one with seizures or have a desire to improve lives for people impacted by epilepsy.

    • We provide programs, services and resources in your community.
    • We educate about proper seizure awareness, recognition and first aid.
    • We advocate for improved rights and regulations involving people living with epilepsy.
    • We encourage innovation in accelerating new treatments and therapies.


    The Epilepsy Foundation of MO & KS leads the fight to stop seizures and SUDEP, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy through efforts including education, advocacy and research.

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