Explaining Epilepsy to Children: A Parent’s Guide

20th February 2024

Living with epilepsy can be challenging, not just for those who experience seizures but also for their families. Parents often find themselves facing the delicate task of explaining epilepsy to their children. It's crucial to approach this conversation with sensitivity, honesty, and age-appropriate language. In this blog post, we'll provide a guide for parents on…

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Category: Advice, Living with Epilepsy

Epilepsy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Building Resilience

13th February 2024

Living with epilepsy often involves not only managing physical symptoms but also addressing the psychological impact that the epilepsy can have on an individual's well-being. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a valuable therapeutic approach that can empower individuals with epilepsy by helping them navigate and cope with the emotional challenges associated with epilepsy. In this…

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Category: Living with Epilepsy, Treatments

Epilepsy and Inclusive Education: Strategies for Teachers

6th February 2024

Ensuring an inclusive educational environment is vital for supporting students with epilepsy. Teachers and classroom assistants play a crucial role in creating a classroom atmosphere that accommodates the unique needs of students living with epilepsy. In this blog post, we will discuss strategies for teachers and classroom assistants to foster inclusivity, provide necessary support, and…

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Category: Advice, Education

Epilepsy and Vision: Addressing Epilepsy Challenges When Visually Impaired

30th January 2024

While epilepsy primarily affects the brain's electrical activity, it can also have implications for other aspects of an individual's health, including vision. In this blog post, we will delve into the connection between epilepsy and vision, addressing common visual challenges that individuals may face and discussing strategies for managing these issues effectively. Understanding the Link…

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Category: Advice, Living with Epilepsy

Building a Seizure First Aid Kit: Essential Items to Include

23rd January 2024

Being prepared for a seizure is crucial for the safety and wellbeing of individuals living with epilepsy. One essential aspect of preparedness is having a well-equipped seizure first aid kit readily available. In this blog post, we'll list the key items to include in a seizure first aid kit, ensuring that individuals with epilepsy, their…

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Category: Advice, Living with Epilepsy

Art and Creativity as a Therapeutic Outlet for People with Epilepsy

16th January 2024

Living with epilepsy can bring unique challenges, both physical and emotional. For many people, exploring creative outlets like art can provide not only a form of self-expression but also therapeutic benefits. In this blog post, we'll explore and discuss the ways in which art and creativity can serve as powerful tools for individuals with epilepsy,…

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Category: Advice, Leisure