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A group of children who took part in the football camp

Young Epilepsy and Jay Bothroyd's Premier Football Experience

Inspired by the story of Cash, who faced exclusion from a football camp due to his epilepsy, former premiership footballer, Jay Bothroyd, joined us for a day of football skills and coaching at a fun football session in the Easter holidays.

Epilepsy Research Institute UK Launch at 10 Downing Street

Official launch: Epilepsy Research Institute UK

To mark the official launch of the Epilepsy Research Institute UK (ERI UK) Young Epilepsy CEO, Mark Devlin and Head of Health, Research and Compliance, Rosemarie Pardington, attended a reception at the famous address with George Freeman MP, Minister for Science, Research and Innovation.

St Piers Charity Christmas Cards

Spread joy with Young Epilepsy's festive Christmas cards!

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the spirit of the season than by sending heartfelt Christmas cards? This year, make your greetings extra special by supporting a cause that truly makes a difference. Young Epilepsy Charity invites you to explore our delightful collection of Christmas cards, where every purchase contributes to a brighter future for children and young people living with epilepsy.


#OnTopofEpilepsy campaign

The Youth Voice Network have played an integral part in the #OnTopofEpilepsy campaign - see how we have achieved success!

Ruben in a yellow t-shirt

I am Ruben

Meet Ruben, one of the heroes of our #UnderstandMyEpilepsy Campaign. Ruben is 11 and experiences Absence Seizures. For Ruben this has meant that he is now home schooled as his teachers didn't understand his epilepsy and the challenges that he faced.

Photograph of teenager on a film set.  The back drop is yellow and he is sat on a stool talking to the camera.

NEW campaign launch

This month sees us launching our new Understand My Epilepsy campaign. We are standing shoulder to shoulder with young people living with epilepsy across the UK and tackling the issue of inclusion.

Young Reps at Young Epilepsy

Young Epilepsy achieves Hear by Right flagship status

We are delighted to have been awarded the prestigious accolade of flagship status by the National Youth Agency (NYA) Hear by Right accreditation scheme. The award comes after our consistent commitment to put young people at the forefront of everything we do.