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Three Peaks challenge for Patrick

Here Lydia Mitchell talks about why she and 19 others are taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge for Epilepsy Society in memory of Patrick, who passed away from a seizure at age 16.

#TravelKind - Tom Ryan-Elliot's story

Tom has been part of Transport for London's Priority Seating Campaign which aims to raise awareness of hidden disabilities on public transport.

Epilepsy Society residents go skiing

Professor Matthias Koepp is training to be an adaptive snowsport instructor so that he can share the thrill of the slopes with the residents at Epilepsy Society.

Princes to Kings - a Purple Day band

Princes to Kings are playing their first headline show in London for Epilepsy Society this Purple Day weekend. They were inspired to form their band by their eldest sibling, Luke, who has a severe form of epilepsy.

Emma Friedmann and the sodium valproate announcement

Emma Friedmann is a parent carer of her 19 year old son who has fetal valproate syndrome. On the 21st February, she attended parliament when the government announced their decision to review handling of concerns around sodium valproate.

 

Me and My Shadow scheme launches on International Women's Day

Epilepsy Society's new Me and My Shadow scheme is launching to celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March.

Epilepsy Society's new Me and My Shadow scheme is launching to celebrate International Women's Day on 8th March.

superheroes wanted

Sign up & SAVE THE DAY for two epic fundraising events!

Super Hero Series

Professional sport and epilepsy - Adam Franks' story

Adam Franks describes how, with the help of his neurologist, he fulfilled his dream of becoming a professional ice hockey player, in spite of his epilepsy.

status epilepticus

When seizures do not stop or one seizure follows another without the person recovering in between and this goes on for 30 minutes or more, it is called status epilepticus or ‘status’.

help grant ellie’s christmas wish of a cure for epilepsy

When we received a heartbreaking letter from ten-year-old Ellie, detailing the death of her friend Patrick from an epileptic seizure, we knew we had to share it with you.

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