The Center provides free
lectures on epilepsy that convey information about the disease: what causes
epilepsy, what a seizure looks like, how to administer first aid during a
seizure, treatment methods, and coping with the disease. To date, more than
2,200 lectures have been presented around the country to elementary school
pupils, senior citizens, teachers, paramedical teams, students, dormitory
staffs, and others.
Personal Help & Support
Center offers an open line for people coping with epilepsy and their family
members and provides a listening ear, support, and guidance.
08-6244481 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Center holds
monthly group meetings for girls with epilepsy. The group provides a safe place
where girls can come together to share concerns and experiences about life with
epilepsy and about life in general. The group is open to girls aged 15 and
above. To join the group, please contact us by phone at 08-6244481 or email at
The Center organizes fun
days and activities for children with epilepsy and their families. For
information on activities you can join our mailing group. Please contact us by
phone or email.
Children's Book Miss Epilepsy
In 2006, the Center issued
an original children's book in Hebrew by Shai Danenberg, Miss Epilepsy, which
presents epilepsy in color pictures and explains it in a way children can
understand. The book was sent as a gift to nearly 3,000 elementary schools and
1,200 public libraries. The book is also given as a gift to families with
children struggling with epilepsy, to help parents explain the disease to
Thanks to a generous donation of the pharmaceutical
company, Novartis, the book was dramatized in 2008 by students from the drama
school in Beer - Sheva, and performed in dozens of schools in the South.