Our phenomenal athletes completed the Brighton Marathon on behalf of Young Epilepsy this weekend. Our supporters were part of the UK’s favourite 26.2 miler seaside marathon in one of the country’s most vibrant cities.
We have four amazing athletes participating in the Brighton Marathon this Sunday 9 April, all of whom will be representing their purple vests with pride for the 26.2 mile route beside the sea.
An investigation by the Health Conditions in Schools Alliance has shown that nine out of ten schools are not complying with the law on support for children with medical conditions such as epilepsy. Since 2014, state schools in England have been required to have a policy in place to make sure children who have healthcare needs are safe, included and achieve their potential.
Shannon’s boyfriend, Volkan, tragically passed away due to sudden expected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Here, she tells Young Epilepsy her story and explains why she’s going through such lengths to raise awareness.
Young Epilepsy recently reported on an episode of BBC One’s Casualty, which saw Grace, played by Emily Carey, experiencing a tonic clonic seizure after she was diagnosed with brain damage following a head injury. After reaching out to Emily, Young Epilepsy agreed for her to do a Q&A with the charity’s supporters. They responded in high volumes. Here’s Emily answering these key questions.
Lack of sleep is not good for anyone, particularly for those with epilepsy. In some individuals being overtired can even make a seizure more likely to occur. Below are a few tips to help you get a good night’s sleep.
To celebrate Pancake Day, we are sharing a nut free pancake recipe from Matthews Friends.
In the latest episode of Tattoo Fixers show hosts, Alice Perrin, Jay Hutton, Steven ‘Sketch’ Porter and Paisley Billings, were graced with our Everyone Knows Someone star of 2015, Olivia Salvati, looking for a tattoo which represented her epilepsy condition.
A report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has shown that children with epilepsy living in less wealthy areas are more likely to be admitted to hospital for emergency treatment.