Epilepsy Ireland National Conference 2021

The Epilepsy Ireland National Conference took place from September 30th - October 2nd and we would like to thank everyone for joining us across the three days. We would also like to thank all participants and speakers for giving their time so willingly in discussing a number of subjects. 

If you missed any of #EINC2021, we have included recordings of all sessions below. If you have any questions arising from the sessions or if you have any suggestions about our conference for next year, please email info@epilepsy.ie.

Remember our team of Community Resource Officers are there to support you or your family member if you need any support or advice around epilepsy. Please get in touch if we can be of assistance.


Managing Your Epilepsy as a Teenager. 

In a session specifically targetted at teens with epilepsy, paediatric neurologist Dr. Liz O'Mahony & occupational Dr. Áine O'Dea provide information and advice to teens on how best to manage and live with their condition....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Seizure Detection Devices 

In this session, Epilepsy Ireland National Information Officer, Geraldine Dunne, provides an overview of the available seizure detection devices currently on the market - something that is a keen area of interest to both people living with the condition and those caring for someone with epilepsy....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Untrained Dogs & Seizure Detection

In this session, Dr. Neil Powell discusses his Epilepsy Ireland supported research which has shown that untrained dogs can predict seizures....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


My Life And Epilepsy

Interviewed by Epilepsy Ireland Patron, Rick O'Shea, retired consultant neurologist Dr. Jim Morrow discusses his life working in epilepsy and how he was diagnosed with the condition then himself....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Rountable Discussion on Medical Cannabis & Epilepsy

Facilitated by Rick O'Shea, consultant neurologists Colin Doherty, Norman Delanty and Bryan Lynch discuss what is a hot topic in the epilepsy community - the use of medical cannabis in the treatment of the condition.....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Epilepsy in English

The team at Epilepsy in English discuss ongoing epilepsy research in what was the launching pad for a series of workshops taking place in November 2021....