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LGS Foundation, Inc.


Address

192 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Phone

7183743800

Email Address

info@lgsfoundation.org

Description

The LGS Foundation (Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome) is a voluntary, non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and support for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) while raising funds to pursue additional research and services for LGS families. LGS is a rare disorder that typically becomes apparent during infancy or early childhood. The disorder is characterized by frequent episodes of uncontrolled electrical disturbances in the brain (seizures) and, in many cases, abnormal delays in the acquisition of skills that require the coordination of mental and muscular activity (psychomotor retardation). Individuals with the disorder may experience several different types of seizures. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome may be due to or occur in association with a number of different underlying disorders or conditions.

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