For families

Children and young people with epilepsy are able to have fulfilling lives.

The information within the family section of the PENSNW website has been created for patients with epilepsy and their family members.

The resources  include information on diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, safety, first aid, lifestyle, coping with epilepsy, and dealing with emotions. There are also specific resources for adolescents and young adults with epilepsy.

Latest News

February 26, 2019

New video - Living Well with Epilepsy

We have created the Living Well with epilepsy video for adolescents with epilepsy.

February 3, 2019

New video - First seizure information

The video is for parents/carers of young people who experience a first seizure.

February 1, 2019

Makayla's Story

At just five years of age Makayla suddenly suffered a fit that lasted 54 minutes. She was rushed to hospital by ambulance.