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BBC The One Show young people with Edith Bowman

We're on The One Show

BBC's The One Show filmed three young people sharing their stories as part of the #UnderstandMyEpilepsy campaign.

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.

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.

Ruben's story

My son's teacher accused him of daydreaming

A mum is raising awareness of the early signs of epilepsy after her five-year-old son Ruben was accused of 'daydreaming' in class - he now has around 15 absence seizures a day.