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Booklets & Resources

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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.

Epilepsy Explained.

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.

Download or Read Epilepsy Explained

Epilepsy Treatment.

This booklet is of particular interest to people with epilepsy and their families as it discusses how condition is treated.

Download or Read Epilepsy Treatment

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.

Download or Read the Epilepsy Checklist

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.

Download the Seizure Diary template

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.

Download or Read Living with Epilepsy Memory & Wellbeing

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.

Download or Read Safety & Seizures

Seizure First Aid posters

Knowing what to do in the event of a seizure is vital information for everyone to know.

Download or Read our Seizure First Aid poster for Convulsive Seizures

Download or Read our Seizure First Aid poster for Non-Convulsive Seizures

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.

Download or Read Driving and Epilepsy

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.

Download or Read Epilepsy in the Workplace.

Women with Epilepsy

This information resource aims to provide key information to women living with the condition.

Download or Read Women with Epilepsy.

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.

Download or Read Children with Epilepsy – A Parent’s Guide.

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.

Download or Read Talking About Epilepsy

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.

Download or Read Epilepsy and School

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.

Download or Read When Mummy Gets Dizzy & Daddy Falls Down.

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.

Download or Read Moving Forward


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.

Download or Read How2Tell

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.

Download or Read the Education Information Pack