The advice centre is our online resource for free information and advice on epilepsy and our other services. Our blog posts cover a wide range of topics and provide valuable knowledge that our clients and others may find useful.
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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,…Read more