SLC13A5 Epilepsy International Awareness Day

May 13 is SLC13A5 Epilepsy International Awareness Day! The goal of this annual virtual event is 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.


Get Social for SLC13A5 Epilepsy.

  • Change your profile picture to the I Someone with SLC13A5 Epilepsy badge.
  • Share a public post about why you support SLC13A5 Research and TESS Research Foundation.
  • Use the hashtags: #SLC13A5Awareness and #TESSResearch.
  • Like and share our posts to help spread awareness.

Say Thanks for Caring for a SLC13A5 Epilepsy Loved One.

  • Take a picture and post it to social media or send it to us at Use the hashtags #SLC13A5Awareness and #TESSResearch.
Long sleeve shirt with Strong written in various languages

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 and show that you are TESS Strong.
  • 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 something purple.
  • Print the TESS flyer and post a photo of your TESS loved one with family and friends. Use the hashtags: #SLC13A5Awareness and #TESSResearch.

Watch and Share Our Video.

  • Learn more about our progress from the last seven years and how the work of TESS Research Foundation continues.

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

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