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A new study in journal ‘Epilepsia’ has revealed children and young people with temporal lobe epilepsy are more likely to have significant behavioural problems with psychiatric illness, especially depression.

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Children with epilepsy face discrimination, nastiness, exclusion and taunting on a regular basis, with many facing prejudice more akin to 1913 than 2013, according to a report released today by charity Young Epilepsy to coincide with National Epilepsy Week (19-25 May 2013).

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Children with epilepsy risk a poorer standard of education than their peers because of teachers’ lack of awareness, specialist training and resources, according to findings published today by UK charity Young Epilepsy funded by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

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Young Epilepsy St Piers students, Isobel and Hannah, have presented Coventry resident, Emma Harcourt with a Young Epilepsy Education Champion Award on behalf of charity Young Epilepsy at a prestigious event at City Hall in London.

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Dr Miriam Stoppard has presented Wanstead resident, Christine Twomey, Director of Nursing at Haven House, with a Young Epilepsy Champion Award on behalf of charity Young Epilepsy at a prestigious event at City Hall in London.

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London wide Assembly Member Gareth Bacon and Himesh Patel, also known as Tamwar Masood from Eastenders, have presented Newport based Epilepsy Sucks UK with two Young Epilepsy Champion Awards on behalf of charity Young Epilepsy at a prestigious event at City Hall in London.

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Leon Legge, Central Defender for Gillingham Football Club has presented Copthorne residents, Marie Deville and Imogen Miles with a Young Epilepsy Champion Award on behalf of charity Young Epilepsy at a prestigious event at City Hall in London.

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BBC Newsreader, Nicholas Owen and Professor Helen Cross, The Prince of Wales’s Chair of Childhood Epilepsy, have presented Northern Irish nurses Margaret Meehan and Rosie Prunty with a Young Epilepsy Champion Award on behalf of charity Young Epilepsy at a prestigious event at City Hall in London.

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MP for South Thanet and Chair of the APPG for Epilepsy, Laura Sandys has presented Bromley resident, Millie Power, with a Next plc Gold Champion Award on behalf of charity Young Epilepsy at a prestigious event at City Hall in London.

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Young Epilepsy is to recruit more than 150 Student Support Workers to work for its residential services over the next few months, with positions including House Managers and Assistant Managers as well as casual and domestic staff. No matter what your level of experience, there is something to suit everyone.

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