The Impacts of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is more than the seizure!

Epilepsy impacts people’s lives in many different ways. In the videos below people living with epilepsy share their stories about how epilepsy impacts their lives.

Epilepsy in Young People

Joe

Joe

Joe talks about how living with epilepsy impacts his life as a young adult and the support that his uni provides….Click here to watch

Ari & James

Ari & James

Ari and James talk about how living with epilepsy impacts them at school and other activities….Click here to watch

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Epilepsy Smart Schools Podcast

A webinar for those who care for children and young people exploring impacts of living with epilepsy.  Click here to watch.

Employment & Epilepsy

Naomi
Jas
Kelvin

Naomi

Jas

Kelvin

In this video Naomi talks about the impact having epilepsy has had on her life and her employment….Click here to watch

Jas talks about how having epilepsy has affected his career and the attitudes of some employers….Click here to watch

Kelvin explains candidly how epilepsy has impacted his life at school and in the workforce….Click here to watch.

Epilepsy Related Deaths

Molly
Kirsty
Rosie

Molly

Kirsty

Rosie

Molly’s mum talks about Molly’s life with Dravet, a severe form of epilepsy, and her death from a large seizure….Click here to watch

Kirsty’s family explains how epilepsy has impacted them during Kirsty’s life and after her death from epilepsy …..Click here to watch

Rosie’s parents give an insight how epilepsy impacted Rosie and their own lives especially after her death … Click here to watch

Epilepsy in the Later Years

Pat - Later Years Video

Pat

Watch a video of Pat describing her life since being diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 63….. Click here to watch.

Maurice

Maurice

Maurice has lived with epilepsy all his life.  In this video he talks about the impacts of living with epilepsy… Click here to watch