EFCST offers Seizure Clinics in Austin, Corpus Christi, Laredo, Harlingen, and San Antonio for persons with epilepsy in our service area who do not otherwise have access to specialized medical care. The clinics are funded in part by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS).
To be eligible for clinic services you must submit a completed application with all required documentation. All applications will be reviewed for eligibility verification.
For clinic schedule, clinic information, or clinic eligibility criteria, please contact us by phone at (210) 653-5353, toll free (888) 606-5353 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org .
*Clinics will be restablished in Eagle Pass, Del Rio, and Uvalde in 2014.
The following services are provided by the EFCST Seizure Clinic:
To become a new patient in our clinic you must submit an application and meet the following criteria:
- Have a diagnosis of Epilepsy- Texas resident and reside in EFCST Service Area- Gross family income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Income Level Guidelines (FPL).
For questions or more information contact the Clinical Services Director at (888) 606-5353 or by email at email@example.com.
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The Veterans Outreach Program is an awareness campaign aimed at Veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan who may have sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury. The Veterans Outreach Program (VOP) is a systematic approach to advocating, and educating Veterans and their families on the correlations between Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Epilepsy. In addition the VOP willprovide supportive services to aide in improved access to medical and psychological health benefits through collaborative partnerships.
Studies show that 19.5% of U.S. military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan have reported possible Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). TBI has now been identified as a “signature injury of the global war on terror”. The long-term effects of head injuries create a heightened risk of post-traumatic conditions, including epilepsy. The incidence of Post Traumatic Epilepsy in active duty soldiers diagnosed with TBI is as high as 53%. In addition it has been shown that countless hours of paperwork and up to 2 week transition time prior to separation from the military often leads to unintentional overlooked vital information provided to the soldier. during this transition. This could potentially lead to difficulties obtaining future benefits should long term effects become apparent.This has become an enormous concern among Veteran advocates and physicians.
Trainings will be provided to address the educational needs of Veterans and their families. In addition to trainings each participant will have the opportunity to complete the TBI Screening Tool. Trainings will include the following topics:
Social and supportive services resources will be provided as well as Information and assistance with the VA Health Services Registration process. For those participants who need additional help accessing and or completing the VA Registration process, assistance will be provided by collaborative partners. For more information on scheduled trainings contact EFCST at (210) 653-5353 or by email at
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