Everyone knows someone
Our 'Everyone Knows Someone' campaign was a yearly joint campaign between Young Epilepsy and Epilepsy Society in association with River Island, to raise awareness of epilepsy during national epilepsy week. Meet the faces of our 'Everyone Knows Someone' campaign below.
Film Director and Writer, Georgina Higgins, shares how she keeps on top of her medication in the film industry.
Vikings actress, Jennie Jacques, talks openly about the challenges those with epilepsy face on a day-to-day basis.
Writer, Katy Mann, explains the differences in raising a family when you have un-controlled epilepsy.
Cambridge United footballer Leon Legge, shares the sacrifices he had to make in order to achieve his dreams of becoming a professional footballer.
University student, Olivia Salvati, explains the different types of seizures she experiences and why you should’t let your emotions get the better of you.
Ex S Club Junior Singer, Stacey McClean, explains the moment her mum experienced her first seizure whilst driving at the wheel.
Founder of Friend Finder, Lewis Hine, talks about overcoming his condition and the success of his charity Friend Finder which helps support people with epilepsy and other conditions.
Everyone knows someone 2016
Meet the faces of our 2016 'Everyone Knows Someone' campaign Jade, Iza and Chris, who all live with epilepsy.
Join us to make your voice heard and help improve the lives of people with epilepsy. Through our advocacy campaigns we've spread awareness of the impact of epilepsy on people's lives and protected people with epilepsy by lobbying government.
We launched our 'Me and My Shadow' scheme on International Women's Day. Our Me and My Shadow scheme provides opportunities for women with epilepsy to shadow women in a range of different careers for a day. It aims to build confidence and ambition in women with epilepsy and encourages them to think big.
We're calling on the Government to include safeguarding measures for people with photosensitive epilepsy in its Online Harms White Paper.