Nicola Swanborough explores how the village of Chalfont St Peter and Epilepsy Society are deeply connected.
Our Donor Care and Direct Marketing Manager Laura Larrett, lives locally and has worked here for almost 20 years. She talks about the perks of working at Epilepsy Society.
In her New Year blog, our chief executive, Clare Pelham, shares her excitement at learning of the latest scientific discoveries in the field of epilepsy from researchers at Epilepsy Society.
My name is Hayley and I'm a 36 year old secondary school teacher from Essex. I was diagnosed with Juvenile Myclonic Epilepsy about 20 years ago. I've been able to live a pretty normal life since my diagnosis which has included having two children, completing a degree and teaching qualifications.
Amy Frost, 25, has generalised epilepsy. She has been having seizures since she was 11 years old, but was diagnosed at 18. Here she explains how she started using art as a way to cope with her emotions associated with her epilepsy.
Emma was diagnosed with epilepsy three years ago, but has been seizure free for around a year. She has recently started doing some volunteer work with epilepsy charities such as Epilepsy Action doing awareness presentation training in schools and workplaces and is currently undertaking an accredited volunteer position with them. However, she is keen to expand her volunteer work into sharing her story and is keen to help with raising awareness in any way she can.