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Lady Howe opening our new Outdoor Gym

Lady Howe opens new Outdoor Gym and Games area at St Piers

The Howe Outdoor Gym and Games Area, was officially opened by Lady Howe on the 13 September, in honour of Lord Howe who was the Life President of Young Epilepsy, and dedicated over 40 years to the charity.

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Para-cyclist Megan Gidlia

Megan Giglia who has epilepsy, secures first Paralympic medal

On the opening day of the games, para-cyclist Megan Gilia won gold in the women’s individual pursuit race in her first Paralympics.

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The story of epilepsy; Win a copy of ‘A Smell of Burning’

We are giving our supporters the chance to win a hardback copy of ‘A Smell of Burning’, the story of epilepsy, written by author Colin Grant.

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Young Epilepsy ambassador Dai Greene

Defying epilepsy in sport: Dai Greene

Dai Greene is a Welsh hurdler who specialised in the 400 metre hurdles event and competed internationally for both Wales and Great Britain.

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A young man on a apprenticeship

Apprenticeship support for those with special educational needs

The Government has pledged additional funding to enable young people with special educational needs to access apprenticeships.

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Olympic gold medalists Chris Mears quote

Olympic champion Chris Mears shares golden advice

In our Olympic Series article last week we revealed GB diver, Chris Mears, had experienced a seven-hour non-epileptic seizure after a significant injury that left him fighting for his life.

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Olympic gold medalists Chris Mears and Jack Laugher

Young Epilepsy supporter Becky James wins silver at the Olympics

Over the weekend (13-14 August), Great Britain added a few more medals to our trophy case, ranking us second overall.

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Olympic gold medalists Chris Mears and Jack Laugher

Gold medallist diver Chris Mears fought 7-hour seizure in 2009

Last night (10 August), Great Britain jumped up the medal table to 9th place after the help of British divers, Chris Mears and Jack Laugher. The pair claimed victory in the men's synchronised 3m springboard for Team GB at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Basketball player Mike Simmel

Defying epilepsy in sport: Mike Simmel

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Adult and children taking part in the high rope

Epilepsy support group enjoy fun day out at Go Ape!

Young Epilepsy connect worker Sameera blogs about her great day out with her support group at Go Ape in Leeds Castle.

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