The Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Florida offers one of the most comprehensive neurology programs for children and parents, from performing epilepsy surgery to finding causes of and treatments for seizures, sleep, and neuromuscular disorders, to helping children with school problems. The resources made available here are not to be considered medical advice and are not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional.

For Patients & Families

Welcome Handout

Find important phone numbers and info about medication refills, test results, and appointment scheduling.

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Precision Ketogenic Therapy

Precision Ketogenic Therapy (PKT) is a dietary therapy to reduce seizures.

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Other Resources



Cerebral Palsy Causes

Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the developing brain before, during or after birth. There are multiple types of brain damage that can lead to different types of cerebral palsy.

Cerebral Palsy Guide


Children’s Miracle Network

Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has helped fill funding gaps by raising more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through Miracle Balloon icon campaigns.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

Transforming the lives of people living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases.

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Professional Associations

Child Neurology Society

ACNN’s mission is to promote excellence in child neurology nursing practice through the development and support of nurses caring for children with neurological conditions.

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UF Health Academic Health Science Center

UF Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics consists of a dynamic and growing faculty dedicated to the highest quality patient care, research, and educational activity devoted to improving the health of children.

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UF Health Academic Health Science Center

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is a hospital within a hospital on the UF Health Shands campus and provides care in more than 20 pediatric specialties.

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McKnight Brain Institute

The MBI is a nexus for neuroscience at the University of Florida. Across the UF campus, more than 200 faculty members work in multidisciplinary teams to better understand how the brain works and how various diseases alter brain function

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