Thanks to the James Lewis Foundation, we have developed the Epilepsy Friendly mark, to recognise those institutions who are doing more to improve their understanding of epilepsy and provide better support to their students
What does the Epilepsy Friendly mark mean?
Young people with epilepsy who are moving on to higher education, can feel daunted with the changes in lifestyle, as well as leaving home and studying for exams.
For those affected by epilepsy, this can be the case and is often made worse by stress and issues with concentration, memory and seizures.
Epilepsy is often misunderstood and so there can be confusion when it comes to the support in education. The Epilepsy Friendly mark provides reassurance that an institution is working to improve its understanding of epilepsy and the support they provide.
Great resource and we have had very positive feedback from other staff in the university too.
For higher and further institutions: want to get involved?
We have found the resources excellent and have used them in college. We would definitely like to be kept up to date with any further resources in the future.
South Cheshire College
We work with lots of HEIs to help them deliver the very best support to students with epilepsy.