Daisy | Young Reps | Who we are | About Us



Hi, my name is Daisy and I'm a 17 year old catering student from Cheshire. I was first diagnosed with absent seizures at around 7 years old which, at the time seemed absolutely terrifying and completely life changing. I found out pretty quickly that it actually wasn’t, it was just another part of who I was/am. I received no medications or treatments till around 16 as they weren't having an impact on my life. In the past year or so, I started my medication journey as my epilepsy symptoms started to intensify. Then, I had the chance to become a part of an amazing organisation which would help me understand my condition  better whilst getting the opportunity to help others do that also.

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Around 3% of people with epilepsy are photosensitive, which means their seizures are brought on by flashing lights.

Cyber EssentialsFundraising RegulatorYoung Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy Charitable Trust.
Registered Charity number 311877 (England and Wales)

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