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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.

National Epilepsy Week 2020!

This year’s theme was ‘More Than Seizures’ and we know that epilepsy is more than just a seizure, it can affect young people in so many other ways, so we joined with other epilepsy charities across the UK to raise awareness of these challenges.

Online Guide for Schools available

As preparations for National Epilepsy Week continue to build, Young Epilepsy have announced the launch of a brand new online guide for schools, which will help teachers to better support young people with epilepsy in their care.

Young Epilepsy, Autistica & Epilepsy Research UK - Award

People who have both autism and epilepsy face some of the starkest inequalities in the world. We know that worldwide approximately 8.4 million people have both conditions. On average, they have poor quality of life, poor health and die early. Research into the relationships and interactions of the these conditions is vital to early diagnosis, early intervention and ultimately, improving lives.