Gulf Coast Epilepsy Alliance (GCEA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides direct services to individuals with epilepsy, seizures and brain disorders in the Texas Gulf Coast.
GCEA provides services in the following 13 Texas Coastal Counties:
Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller and Wharton.
GCEA was founded by Shena Daly Pearson and her son, Trysten Pearson. After Trysten's diagnosis of epilepsy at age 12, a five-year partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation Texas (Houston/Dallas-Fort Worth/West Texas), advocating for the passage of the Compassionate-Use Act and Sam's Law for Texas Schools, raising SUDEP Awareness in the New York Times, receiving rank of Eagle with the Boy Scouts of America, Trysten established GCEA to support and improve the quality of life for people with epilepsy in the Gulf Coast areas of Texas.
GCEA's vision is to achieve a society where no person's life is limited by epilepsy.
GCEA's mission is committed to working for and meeting the needs of people with epilepsy, their families, and their caregivers.
GCEA's aim is to maintain existing services and activities, while also developing in new directions to ensure we continue to meet the needs of our members. 1-in-26 people in the United States will develop epilepsy and about 1-in-10 people may have a seizure during his or her lifetime. [cdc.gov]
GCEA's 10 Strategic Aims:
GCEA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, all contributions are tax deductible. EIN# 84-2099498
Did you know?
1-in-10 may have a seizure in his or her lifetime and 1-in-26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy.
GCEA provides FREE seizure first aid training sessions. Let's save lives together - book today!
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