Tools for Crisis Mangement

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Emergency Medical Alert ID Card for AE Warriors™

IAES has created this medical alert card specifically for patients with a diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis. A free gift to our AE Warriors™.

Download and print this important AE Medical Alert ID Card


ID that looks great, lasts forever, and just might
save your life.

Prescription Discounts

Savings average 54% and, in some cases, can be 80% or more at over 62,000 pharmacies nationwide.

Smart Monitor

Wearable technology for people prone to seizures

Freedom Guardian

Wearable Medical Alert watch. Freedom Guardian is a revolutionary, all-encompassing approach to medical alert systems, incorporating features that will provide day-to-day support for users and their loved ones.


Your personal CaringBridge website gives you one centralized, private place to share health updates and request help.

Symple Journal - Android

The goal of this app is to make journal entries of health symptoms as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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Meditation Apps for Kids

Kids of all ages can reap the benefits of meditation and mindfulness using technology. Meditating even only a few minutes a day has proven to reduce stress, boost immunity, aid memory and concentration, decrease depression and anxiety, and even make you more compassionate. Don’t know where to start? Check out some of our favorite meditation apps for kids. These tools will guide kids through the process and help them relax and ground themselves.

Symple-Symptom Tracker APP for IPhone

Tracking your AE symptoms is EASY with this APP. You input your own symptoms and quickly note how you are doing when the app alerts you a few times a day.

Once it is set up,  it’s a matter of checking a box in regard to that symptom for time of day and severity.  This allows you to accurately report to your doctor and even e-mail them a chart of how you are doing with each symptom. You can track if treatment is working and feel in control of being able to identify if symptoms are relapsing. Includes a place for medications and notes. 

Seizure Tracker APP

This has been recommended by Neurologists who have treated AE patients. Specific focus is for seizures. You can track seizures and other symptoms in a timeline (graph) with medications and lab work. It might be good option for those predominantly dealing with seizures as a main symptom or residual issue from AE.

Speak4Me APP

App recommendation for iPhone and IPad.
This is a free app that can support patients when our eyesight is blurry (common with AE) or when we are too brain fatigued to read. A handy app that can save us from over taxing our brain and still accomplish our reading needs/desires/pleasures. The app speaks the text of your reading material clearly and the speed and tone can be adjusted, a wonderful solution to supporting deficits caused by AE. Simply import the reading material or copy and paste directly.

WeekCal~Most Powerful Calendar APP

Support your memory loss issues with WeekCal. WeekCal breaks through the limitations of the standard calendar for iPhone, Apple Watch & iPad. A truly multifunctional and customizable calendar for your personal needs.

Word Runner: Speed Reading for Kindle

One of the biggest losses we hear about from AE Warriors is mourning the loss of being able to read for pleasure.  This is a great rehabilitation tool. 

Word Runner displays individual words in rapid succession. Instead of your eyes tracking across the page, they remain fixed on a single, central point. Lengthy words remain on the screen for a longer time, and natural breaks like paragraphs are marked by a pause.

Display speed is configurable from 100 to 900 words per minute. Users can slow down, stop, or back up by pressing and holding the screen.

Marco Polo APP

This is a mobile phone app for both iPhone and Android devices. Unlike other forms of contact, Marco Polo allows you to take turns recording short videos. Click on the icon of the person you want to talk to, and then hold down the Start button to begin recording your message to them. Hit Stop when you are done. The person will respond in turn, and you can reply to their message when you are ready.

Supports delayed processing and overstimulation (flooding) people with brain injury experience. 

GoodRx APP

GoodRx is the #1 free medical app for iOS and Android. Save up to 80% on your prescriptions with this free GoodRx app

FDA Clears First Smart Watch to Detect Seizures, Manage Epilepsy

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared for marketing the Embrace smart watch (Empatica Inc) for seizure tracking and epilepsy management.

Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of what you can do to keep that person safe until the seizure stops by itself.

SmartWatch: An Innovative Monitoring, Detection, and Reporting Solution for Seizures

Wristwatch that continuously monitors the user and instantly alerts family members and caregivers upon the onset of abnormal movement patterns similar to those caused by generalized tonic-clonic (GTC) seizures. When the SmartWatch detects repetitive shaking motion, it automatically sends the user’s Bluetooth-connected Android phone text and phone call alerts to designated alert recipients. Within seconds, family members receive the SmartWatch alerts, which include the date, time, GPS location and duration of the event.

Medical ID and Health Record on a Thumb drive

If you can’t speak for yourself in the event of an accident or debilitating medical episode, your MyIHR enabled medical ID will. This product allows you to create an Interactive Health Record that will provide emergency personnel with your Name, Address, Emergency Contacts, Health Insurance, Conditions,Medications, Allergies, and more. In order to provide you the best possible care, your Interactive Health Record is available to Emergency Personnel 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, via the website AND telephone.


A full-service pharmacy that sorts your medication by the dose and delivers to your door.Your medication, packaged by the dose and shipped directly to you every month.

Seatbelt Medical Alert

When Emergency Service Providers arrive on the scene of a medical emergency to render aid, one of the first steps taken involves removing the patient’s seat belt. The Rescue Facts Emergency Information Pack wraps around your seatbelt, your spouse, and even your infant. It provides an instant method of communicating crucial information to EMS. The Rescue Facts information wrap is specifically designed to capture the attention of emergency personnel while protecting your privacy.

Medical Alert Wristband

100% silicone, non-allergenic medical alert wristbands. These wristbands have a colored, sunken area to be engraved with up to 80 characters of medical alert or emergency contact information. Priced at only $14.95 each including personalization, these are the lowest priced Medical ID Bracelets on the market today! They are extremely strong and will last for years to come. Unlike our Strong ID emergency wristbands which are not designed for daily wear, our new Medical Alert wristbands can be worn 24/7

Free Printable Medical Identification Card

You can download a free medical ID card and print it out as a PDF document. Or you can type in your information using the provided free ID card program. This medical identification card can be used in your wallet or laminated and attached to clothing or lanyards. This free medical ID is no substitute for a bracelet. Wallet cards should be used with a medical id bracelet. Personnel are trained to look for an ID bracelet and or ID necklace. Wallet cards are used as a back up.

Free Prescription Discount Card

Get your Free Prescription Discount Card and automatically SAVE on over 50,000 drugs nationwide.

Write the Story

This writing exercise journal is a helpful tool for AE patients. Improve memory, aphasia (forgetting words, using the wrong word but thinking the correct word), and cognitive deficits by writing stories using the list of words you need to incorporate in that story.

Our website is not a substitute for independent professional medical advice. Nothing contained on our website is intended to be used as medical advice. No content is intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes or as a substitute for your own health professional's advice. Although THE INTERNATIONAL AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALITIS SOCIETY  provides a great deal of information about AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALITIS, all content is provided for informational purposes only. The International Autoimmune Encephalitis Society  cannot provide medical advice.

International Autoimmune Encephalitis Society is a charitable non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2016 by Tabitha Andrews Orth, Gene Desotell and Anji Hogan-Fesler. Tax ID# 81-3752344. Donations raised directly supports research, patients, families and caregivers impacted by autoimmune encephalitis and to educating healthcare communities around the world. Financial statement will be made available upon request.




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