Epilepsy Stories

Leonie Wollscheid shares her epilepsy story

To mark International Epilepsy Day 2020 Leonie Wollscheid from Germany has shared her story with us. Why not share yours? Remember to use the #EpilepsyDay hashtag so we find you!

January 10th, 2020|

Rebecca McGhee for International Epilepsy Day

Rebecca McGhee is an epilepsy advocate and a winner of the IBE International Golden Light Awards in 2019. Here she aims to raise awareness of epilepsy by sharing a video of her day.

January 10th, 2020|

Scarlett Paige for International Epilepsy Day

Scarlett Paige, epilepsy advocate and a winner of the IBE Golden Light Awards in 2019, shares her story ahead of International Epilepsy Day (Monday 10th February, 2020)

January 10th, 2020|

Elizabeth Dueweke’s story

Elizabeth Dueweke is an epilepsy advocate and a winner of the IBE Golden Light Awards 2019.

January 10th, 2020|


Click here to read Elsa's story in English Érase una vez una niña con un cerebro…un cerebro como el de todos los demás. No le faltaba ningún detalle, era grande, rosa, retorcido y esponjoso. Era listo como el de los mejores científicos y fuerte como el de las guerreras más implacables. En aquel cerebro vivían

January 9th, 2020|

How beautiful the brain is! – Elsa’s Story

Click here to read Elsa's story in Spanish Once upon a time there was a girl with a brain ... a brain like everyone else's. No detail was lacking; it was large, pink, twisted and fluffy. It was as smart as the best scientists and as strong as the bravest warriors. In that brain lived

January 9th, 2020|

‘Shine of Light’ – Jad’s Epilepsy Story

My parents told me that my birth on May 12, 2009 was difficult, and they called me Jad (an Arabic name meaning "generous" or "kind-hearted") because I was their best gift after marriage. They told me that I had a shock in my head in my first year childhood. When I was 18 months my

March 26th, 2019|

A story about a young woman, who has a secret

Once upon a time, there was a young woman who fell in love… They met in tango class. The girl was an university student, and the man was a doctor. They had long conversations. They imagined their future together. They wanted to have kids; one boy and one girl. But the woman had a very

March 13th, 2019|