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My experience of university whilst living with epilepsy

Jennifer Bell, our Youth and Wellbeing Assistant, shares her experiences of further education, exploring how she managed and overcame the challenges of her epilepsy...
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My story of being diagnosed with epilepsy

Emily was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was just 10 years old and has been living with the condition for four years. Here she...
Students

Top tips for students with epilepsy

Becoming a student can be overwhelming, even more so when you have a condition such as epilepsy. But don’t worry, there are lots of...
Louise

Epilepsy, university and learning to learn again

Our volunteer, Louise Shambrook, reflects on her experiences of being diagnosed with epilepsy as a student and shares how she worked to overcome these...
Teachers

How teachers can support a child living with epilepsy

Over the last few weeks, schools across Scotland have returned to classrooms after their summer break. Teachers play an important role in a child’s...
Tractor Run

John’s incredible tractor run fundraising event

Our fundraising team were excited to attend the first live event in over 18 months! Our Fundraising and Volunteer Coordinator Linzi tells us more...
#StudentSeptember

Introducing our #StudentSeptember campaign

We are excited to launch our #StudentSeptember campaign. Our goal this September is to increase awareness of epilepsy amongst students, and we want students...
Complex seizures

First aid for more complex seizures

Over the last few weeks, we have been providing information on how you can support someone who is having a seizure. Up until now,...
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COVID-19 vaccinations for children and young people

As the COVID-19 programme of vaccination continues for adults, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has advised that children and young people...
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First aid for focal seizures with impaired awareness

Seizure first aid is one of the most effective measures anyone can take to keep a person safe during and after a seizure. We...