Listed below are websites that offer discussion forums, chat rooms, and other opportunities to allow you to share your experiences and thoughts about epilepsy.
Please note that the BC Epilepsy Society does not necessarily endorse the views or opinions expressed on these sites. Any individual using online forums should be mindful of issues of disclosure, confidentiality, and information sources.
An online resource to connect with others affected by epilepsy. Read or post your experiences in one of the message boards or participate in a live chat. This site also offers you the opportunity to develop your own blog.
Epilepsy Foundation eCommunities
The eCommunities offer the unique opportunity to interact with individuals affected by epilepsy from around the world through discussion forums and real-time chats. Some specific forums include Parents Helping Parents, Women and Epilepsy, Epilepsy at Work, and Poetry and Prose.
EYC - The Spot for Young People with Epilepsy
This forum offers straight talk for teens about living with epilepsy. It's interactive and inclusive, with links to e-communities and social networking websites. It also offers opportunities to submit personal stories and questions to medical experts.
This is a Canadian-based internet community where kids with disabilities or illness can meet others like them, make friends from all over the world, share their hopes and fears, find role-models and mentors, and feel like they belong.