"We are committed to the aggressive pursuit of finding a cure for encephalitis and in the meantime to improve the proper diagnosing, treatment and care of children and adults with encephalitis and other epilepsy-related illnesses. No child or family should have to go through what Eric has endured."
The Mission of the Eric Dolch Children's Encephalitis Foundation is:
* To find the cause of and the cure for children's and adult encephalitis through research.* To improve the quality of life for children and adults with encephalitis and epileptic-related illnesses and their caregivers.* To educate children and adults with encephalitis, their caregivers, healthcare professionals, and the general public about encephalitis and other epileptic-related illnesses and their treatments.* To help hospitals in our community properly diagnose and deal with children's and adult's encephalitis and epilepsy.* To make sure that children in the U.S. get the same quality of medical treatment as adults and senior citizens.