Impact of our work
These personal stories show the impact of our information services, epilepsy helpline and medical services on people with epilepsy.
Anna Coe has undergone 27 years of different medications and brain surgery to try to control her epilepsy. But now she feels that a diagnosis through sequencing her DNA is offering her, and her future children, real hope of better, more focussed treatments that will work for her.
At the age of three, Sianna-Rose should have been experiencing nothing but joy and security. Instead, this little girl witnessed her mother having an epileptic seizure for the first time.
Tina has right temporal lobe epilepsy and is currently going through tests at Epilepsy Society to see whether she is suitable for epilepsy surgery. She talks about why opting for surgery is not an easy decision.
Duncan Weston explains why, at the end of his life, he plans to donate his brain to Epilepsy Society Brain and Tissue Bank, to help researchers understand more about epilepsy.