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Nervous System Support Groups & Classes

Parent Exchange Network Support Group

This group will focus on the issues impacting parents of children who have epilepsy/seizure disorders. These include, but are not limited to, social relationships, school issues, depression, dating/sexuality, and epilepsy-related issues.

Young Adult Activity Group (YAAC)

Anyone with epilepsy who is over the age of 17 may participate. This group meets once or twice a month for group activities. It is a chance to be social and have fun with other young adults who have the same experiences and everyday challenges with their seizures. It also gives us opportunities to discuss these issues in a group setting.

TASSELS

Teens and Students with Seizures/Epilepsy Living Socially is a group ranging from ages 12-17 that focuses on the issues impacting teens today.  These include, but are not limited to relationships, peer pressure, depression, dating, and epilepsy- related issues.

Ohio Brain Aneurysm Awareness and Support Group (OBAASG)

The Brain Aneurysm Support Group provides an opportunity for participants to discuss their feelings, learn coping skills and support others. The support group meetings are held every second Thursday of the month at Dodd Hall, Room 2136. Meeting times are from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments are served.

For more information, please call: 614-293-3143

Spinal Cord Education Classes

Classes for patients with spinal cord injuries and their families offer information about self-care and management of spinal cord injury. Topics include anatomy and physiology, skin care, bladder and bowel management, nutrition, psychosocial issues, medications, community resources and equipment needs, leisure time, follow-up care and sexuality.