Is it time for another quiz night with family & friends while you're social distancing? Are you tired of being tasked to come up with the questions for the weekly quiz night?
May 15th marks TSC Day - a global awareness day for the condition Tuberous Sclerosis Comples.
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) is a rare genetic condition which affects approximately 1 in 6000 people. There are approximately 700 people in Ireland today with TSC according to TSC Ireland - the national support group for people with TSC and their families.
May 18th – May 24th marks National Epilepsy Week and sees a number of epilepsy organisations from the UK & Ireland come together to raise awareness of the condition.
As the only representative patient organisation for people with epilepsy and their families in Ireland, we are proud to be taking part in the week alongside our colleagues in the UK.
Recently we featured a series of videos from Daniel Flynn - Principal Psychology Manager of the Cork/Kerry mental health services - with tips to manage emotions & mental wellbeing during the COVID19 situation. You can see those here.
With the cancellation of our annual Cork Flag Day due to COVID19, we've decided to hold a national flag themed event instead!!
A new series of Stress Control online sessions are set to begin on Monday, May 11th. These are undoubtably stressful times and for many people with epilepsy, stress can lead to increased seizures so it's important to do what you can to help manage your stress in the current environment.
The sessions will be led by Dr Jim White, consultant clinical psychologist and will be broadcast on youtube live. The timetable for the classes and what is covered is contained in the image below: