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impact of our work

These personal stories show the impact of our information services, epilepsy helpline and medical services on people with epilepsy.

Sianna-Rose's story

Sianna-Rose's story

At the age of three, Sianna-Rose should have been experiencing nothing but joy and security; seeing wonder in the world around her and learning something new and exciting each day. Instead, this little girl witnessed her mother having an epileptic seizure for the first time.

Caiden's story

Caiden's story

At just nine years of age, Caiden Tanfield is one of Epilepsy Society's youngest fundraisers.

Sarah's story

Sarah Reid, mum of two, speaks about balancing the stresses of her epilepsy and being a mum.

Meghan's story

Meghan's story

Brad Holman, Meghan's dad, talks about how epilepsy affects Meghan and her siblings.

Tina's story

Tina's story

Tina has right temporal lobe epilepsyand 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.

Emma's story

Emma's story

Emma has been seizure-free since brain surgery in July 2005.

Sharon's story

Sharon's story

A visit to an epilepsy specialist at Epilepsy Society changed 42-year-old Sharon's life.

Laura's story

Laura's story

Laura, who is just one of two MPs to openly disclose their epilepsy, answers your questions.

Leann's story

Leann's story

Leann's mum, Joanne Robb, talks about how family life was turned upside down when Leann had her first seizure.

Duncan's story

Duncan's story

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.