A Seizure-Response Dog for Alli

A microproject by Chelsea Hutchison Foundation
A Seizure-Response Dog for Alli
A Seizure-Response Dog for Alli
A Seizure-Response Dog for Alli
A Seizure-Response Dog for Alli


This will change the life of a wonderful teenage girl who has seizures. Seizure response dogs (SRD) are a special type of service dog, specifically trained to help someone who has epilepsy or a seizure disorder. The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation is currently fundraising to be able to provide a grant to Alli. Due to the differing needs between each case, every potential seizure dog receives specialized training.

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Being a teenager, having a seizure response dog will give Alli the much needed freedom, safety and friendship she needs. It will also give her parents less sleepless nights. The added family member of a SRD will be the extra set of eyes to reduce the stress and anxiety of the unexpected when Alli is alone.


Having a SRD will give Alli more private time and independence, which all teenagers need. It will help reduce the hypervigilance with her siblings when they are with her; and possibly to warn to an oncoming seizure. For Alli's mom it will be the comfort of knowing there is a backup system for when she is not with her daughter.

Long-Term Impact

This particular project will provide seizure-response dogs for people living with epilepsy, greatly increasing their chances of surviving life-threatening episodes that may arise. This project will also raise awareness about SUDEP to encourage further support of individuals living with epilepsy, their families, and their communities.


Organization Information

Chelsea Hutchison Foundation

Location: Littleton, CO - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @ChelseasLegacy
Project Leader:
Julie Hutchison
Lone Tree, CO United States

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