Pediatrics and The Parent Network

A child living with epilepsy and seizures can present a challenge for parents. FACES is here to help by providing the following list of resources below:

The Parent Network

Join The Parent Network. Contact Peggy Guinnessey, CTRS, to see how you can get involved.

The FACES Apartment

The FACES apartments are also available free of charge for the parents of children seeking treatment at the NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. The apartments help families traveling from far distances for medical treatment lasting from one to three weeks. The FACES apartments typically have a 2-3 month waiting list, so please call early for best availability. You can also email for more information.

The Dr. Blanca Vazquez Summer Camp Scholarship Program

Financial need scholarships for summer camp tuition may be available through the Dr. Blanca Vazquez Summer Camp Scholarship Program.

Pediatric Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

Visit the Pediatric Comprehensive Epilepsy Program. The Program specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with epilepsy and is committed to providing multidisciplinary care, recognizing that a child with epilepsy and his or her family often have complex and diverse problems that can not be solved by a single person.

The Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at NYU Langone Medical Center

Welcome to 9 EAST, the Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at NYU Langone Medical Center. We understand that this can be a stressful time and you may have many questions. We hope this booklet will help answer your questions and make your stay with us a positive one. Please read through the information below and make sure to ask any member of your health care team about any remaining questions or concerns.

We look forward to making your stay on Pediatrics a positive one.
-The Epilepsy Monitoring Team

Pill Swallowing Techniques

Here you will find an instructional video on pill swallowing techniques, but please remember this is not a treatment and you should consult with your physician before starting any training program.

Peace of Mind for your Hospital Stay

Download a copy of the "Peace of Mind Packet." This information packet designed by parents for parents, has been developed to answer some of the general questions you may have prior to your hospital stay. As always, please consult your physician for more information regarding your child's care.