TRIPLE WHAMMYFACED BY 60,000
Young Epilepsy today welcomed the latest Coronation Street storyline about 19 year-old David Platt being diagnosed with epilepsy - and highlighted the triple whammy facing young people with the condition.
Ten year old Jordan Takpi has launched his second book,
Shakershock – the Adventure of a Superhero at Thorpe Park. Jordan, from East London, is one of Britain’s youngest authors. He began writing books at the age of 6 and has penned his second publication at the age of 10; he is also living with epilepsy.
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The Young Epilepsy Chief Executive, David Ford and The Prince of Wales’s Chair in Childhood Epilepsy, Professor Helen Cross are delighted to host a Champions for Childhood Epilepsy Campaign summit on epilepsy surgery.
Epilepsy Education 4 Schoolsto give free lessons and training in south east schools
Schools across south east England and outer London will have access to free teaching and staff training about childhood epilepsy from next Wednesday 1 September 2010, thanks to a new initiative from children’s epilepsy charity, Young Epilepsy.
Young Epilepsy is delighted to host a masterclass by Professor Helen Cross on Thursday 18 November 2010, 9.30am – 4.30pm.
Epilepsy Championstake pride of place at parliamentary launch
Boost for pupils with epilepsy as school
Epilepsy Champions take pride of place at Parliamentary launch.
Thirty one staff from Surrey and Sussex schools who trained to become
Epilepsy Champions as part of a new scheme run by Young Epilepsy are being thanked today at a launch held at the House of Commons.
The staff took part in a pilot scheme organised by Young Epilepsy and the Tandridge Confederation, which covered 21 schools and 7000 pupils, around 50 of whom have epilepsy.
Young Epilepsy has appointed Jonathan Sharpe as its new Principal.