Local Resources

 

Stanford Health Care ValleyCare Hospital

www.valleycare.com

The ValleyCare Health Library and Ryan Comer Cancer Resource Center,
established in 1991, offers free access to easy-to-understand,
up-to-date health and medical information.  A corner of the Library,
Eric’s Corner, is dedicated to Epilepsy resources and information.

 

TRANSPORTATION LINKS

Charity Cab - http://www.charitycab.com/

Bus – Rapid or Wheels Livermore Transit Center 2500 Railroad Avenue Livermore, CA 94550 p. 925-455-7500 Link to Wheels Rapid Link to Wheels Home Page

Dial-A-Ride Paratransit –  Reservations 925-455-7510 Wheels – Dial-A-Ride is an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit service that provides door-to-door service to eligible disabled riders in Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton, and the surrounding unincorporated areas of Alameda County. To apply for Dial-A-Ride, visit the eligibility page below or dial 925-455-4700. Link to Dial-A-Ride eligibility page

 

Regional Center of the East Bay

Office in San Leandro California serving Alameda County (510) 285-2800 Click to visit the RECB Website

 

SELPA

Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA), developed a local plan describing how it would provide special education services. Tri-Valley SELPA – www.trivalleyselpa.org

4665 Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566 (925) 426-9144

Kaleidoscope After-School Program (Dublin, CA)

7425 Larkdale Avenue, Dublin,CA 94568 (925) 828-8857

This highly-regarded program offers a comprehensive and creative approach to recreation, education, and socialization services for Bay Area youth ages 5 to 22 years with disabilities.

http://www.edenir.org/

Need Help?Get Connected.Get Answers. Simply Dial 2-1-1

2-1-1 is a free, non-emergency, confidential, 3-digit phone number and service that provides easy access to housing information, and critical health and human services.

2-1-1 operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with multi-lingual capabilities.

Smile
The following links are great resources for learning about the SMILE study, which investigates whether a stress reduction practice can reduce seizures in folks who report either stress related seizures or the presence of other triggers or premonitory symptoms:

http://ucepilepsycenter.com/research/the-smile-study/

http://www.shorfoundation.org/SMILE.html

 Human Epilepsy Project - Hep                                                                                                                                                                                         This is an observational study that follows folks with newly treated focal epilepsy (i.e. on anti-epileptic medication for 4 months or less) for 3 years and gathers clinical characteristics and biomarkers predictive of disease outcome, progression, and treatment response. This website is a great place to learn more:       http://humanepilepsyproject.org/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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ADULT EPILEPSY CENTERS

UCSF Epilepsy Center

UC San Francisco MedicalCenter
400 Parnassus Ave., Room A889, San Francisco, CA  94134
Phone: (415) 353-2437          Fax: (415) 353-2837
Email:       referral.center@ucsfmedctr.org
Website:   https://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/epilepsy/

Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Dr., #A343, Stanford, CA  94305
Phone: (650) 725-6648
Website:   www.stanfordhealthcare.org

California Pacific Epilepsy Program

Califronia Pacific Medical Center, 2100 Webster Street, #115, San Francisco, CA  94115
Phone: (415) 600-7880
Website:   www.cpmc.org/advanced/epilepsy

UC Davis Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

4860 Y Street, Suite 0100, Sacramento, CA  95817
Phone: (916) 734-3588          Fax: (916) 734-2739
Website:   www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/epilepsy

Sutter Neuroscience Institute

Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, 2800 L Street, 3rd floor, Sacramento, CA  95816
Phone: (916) 733-8338
Email:       manionl@sutterhealth.org
Website:   checksutterfirst.org/neuro/epilepsy

Pacific Brain & Spine Medical Group

20055 Lake Chabot Rd. Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: 510-886-3138
Website: www.pacbrain.com

PEDIATRIC EPILEPSY CENTERS

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

725 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA  94304
Phone: (650) 497-8000      or       (800) 690-2282
Website:    www.lpch.org

Oakland Children’s Hospital

744 52nd St., Oakland, CA  94609
Phone: (510) 428-3590          Fax: (510) 601-3974
Website:   www.childrenshospitaloakland.org

California Pacific Medical Center

Pediatric Specialty Clinic, 3700 California St., B555, San Francisco, CA  94118
Phone: (415)600-0750          Fax: (415) 600-0755
Website:  www.cpmc.org/advanced/epilepsy/

The MIND Institute  –  University Of California Davis

2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA  95817
Phone: (916) 703-0280
Website:    http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/neurology/subspecialties/epilepsy.html

Sutter Epilepsy Program

Sutter Neuroscience Institute

2800 L Street, 3rd floor, Sacramento, CA  95816
Phone: (916) 454-6667          General: (888) 287-2270
Website:    http://www.checksutterfirst.org/neuro/epilepsy/patients_diagnosing.php