We are so excited to announce that May 13th is our first SLC13A5 Epilepsy International Awareness Day. This annual virtual event aims to raise awareness for the international community affected by SLC13A5 Epilepsy. We hope all affected families, researchers, fellows, health professionals, industry, sponsors and friends will help us spread awareness about this devastating disorder.

Help us spread the word!

Get Social for SLC13A5 Epilepsy.

  • Add the SLC13A5 Epilepsy Awareness Frame to your Facebook profile today. Click here to test adding it to your profile picture.
  • Share a public post about why you support SLC13A5 Research and TESS Research Foundation.
  • Use the hashtag: #SLC13A5Awareness and #TESSResearch.
  • Like and share our posts to help spread awareness.

Say Thanks for Caring for a SLC13A5 Epilepsy Loved One.

  • Give a TESS bracelet to your doctors, therapists, teachers, friends and family. Get a free wristband here.
  • Take a picture and post it to social media or send it to us at [email protected]. Use the hashtags #SLC13A5Awareness and #TESSResearch.

Raise Money for SLC13A5 Epilepsy Research.

  • During the month of May, plan a Facebook fundraiser or another event to raise funds for SLC13A5 Epilepsy Research.
  • Buy some new TESS merchandise, organize a bake sale, skip your coffee and donate to TESS, plan a cook off, host a happy hour – do what you already do but do it for TESS. All donations support SLC13A5 Epilepsy research toward a cure.

Show Your SLC13A5 Epilepsy Pride.

  • Wear your TESS Foundation bracelet and something purple.
  • Print the TESS flyer and post a photo of your TESS loved one with family and friends.

Remember, while May 13th is SLC13A5 Epilepsy International Awareness Day – 

you can help spread awareness all year long with education, fundraisers, and more.