Epilepsy Services of New Jersey, an affiliate of The Family Resource Network, is a state-wide, non-profit charitable agency dedicated to helping to improve the quality of life for people affected by epilepsy and their loved ones. ESNJ provides comprehensive support, personalized services, and advocacy for individuals and their families in order to maximize their participation in society.
Paul’s Purple Warriors’ mission is to promote epilepsy education and awareness and to provide financial assistance to the families of children with epilepsy. Paul’s Purple Warriors NJ was founded on the premise of protecting students by creating a safe school environment through staff training.
ESNJ and Paul’s Purple Warriors: Partners and Advocates for Paul’s Law
Paul’s Law, enacted January 9, 2020, requires New Jersey school districts to have individualized seizure action plans for each student with epilepsy or other seizure disorders. School personnel are required to take seizure first aid and safety training. This in an online course which and be taken through Epilepsy Services of NJ at https://epilepsyservicenj.org Knowledge is key to our students’ safety. Through Paul’s Law we can spread awareness about how to protect students in the event they have a seizure at school.