At Epilepsy Ireland, we have a range of resources available to help provide information about the condition to people with epilepsy; their families; and the wider community. On this page, you will find each of our currently available resources and a link to download same. All of these resources are available across our website in the various sub sections of the more detailed Epilepsy Information section of our website. Should you have any questions, please get in touch with our team of Community Resource Officers and they can provide further information and context to all of the resources below. You can find their details by visiting the 'Our Local Services' section of our website.
This booklet gives an overview of epilepsy and is suitable for a wide range of audiences including people with epilepsy; their families; and indeed, the wider public to get a greater understanding of the condition.
This booklet is of particular interest to people with epilepsy and their families as it discusses how condition is treated.
Epilepsy GP Checklist
This resource can be very useful for a person with epilepsy as an aid on the key issues they should discuss with their GP about their epilepsy as part of routine appointments.
Seizure Diary Templates
It is very important to keep a record of your or your family member’s seizures to communicate this with your medical teams. Many of the people we support find these templates very useful.
Memory & Wellbeing
Due to the nature of a person’s seizures or due to the impact of side-effects of medication, epilepsy can be a condition which affects a person’s memory & wellbeing. This resource is useful for both people with epilepsy and their families in managing this impact.
Safety & Seizures
This booklet outlines how to keep a person safe during a seizure and is a crucial resource for people with epilepsy, their families and the wider public.
Seizure First Aid posters
Knowing what to do in the event of a seizure is vital information for everyone to know.
Driving and Epilepsy
There are regulations around when a person with epilepsy can drive with their condition. This booklet provides key information to people with epilepsy and their families.
Epilepsy in the Workplace
There can be misconceptions about a person with epilepsy’s ability to work. This guide for employers aims to provide facts about epilepsy and overcome these misconceptions.
Women with Epilepsy
This information resource aims to provide key information to women living with the condition.
Children with Epilepsy – A guide for parents
This is a specific resource for parents of children with epilepsy which will help aid them in supporting their child with the condition but may also be of interest to teachers.
Talking about Epilepsy
Due to the stigma that can be associated with epilepsy, some people can find it difficult to talk about. This resource aims to help people with epilepsy and their family members to discuss the condition.
Epilepsy and School
This resource aims to provide information to parents of children with epilepsy in supporting their child’s educational journey. This resource would also be of interest to those working in an educational setting.
When Mummy Gets Dizzy and Daddy Falls Down
This is a poetry and colouring book for children who have a parent living with epilepsy. The resource helps children to better understand the condition.
Moving Forward - A guide for Young People with Epilepsy
This resource is for young people and teens living with epilepsy on how best to manage their condition and the challenges they may face during this period of their lives.
This booklet has been developed using experiences from people with epilepsy on how best to disclose having the condition and is very useful for people with epilepsy in discussing their condition.
Education Information Pack
This resource if for Teachers and all those working in an educational setting. The resource provides vital information on how to support a child with epilepsy.