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Young Epilepsy

Address: St. Piers Lane, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6PW
Tel: 01342 832 243
Description:

 

Major provider of specialist services for young people with epilepsy.

Aims: To provide education, treatment and care for children and young people with epilepsy and other special needs.

Activities:

  • Working in partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, Young Epilepsy offers tailored programmes bringing together education, treatment and care for more than 200 students aged from 5 - 19.
  • Offering assessment services for children with severe epilepsy and neuro-disabilities in partnership with the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, which is designed to provide holistic assessment. A consultancy led multi-disciplinary team work with the young person, their families or carers for six weeks to provide a detailed report and recommendations including medical, social, educational and behavioural aspects.
  • Young Epilepsy operates at St Piers, a specialist school and further education college for individuals with epilepsy, autism and related conditions. Students attend from across the UK on both a day and residential basis.
  • Young Epilepsy operates a helpline for anyone needing information about epilepsy and how it affects young people on 01342 831 342 or email: helpline@youngepilepsy.org.uk. The charity is also a leading provider of epilepsy training for individuals working in health, education and social care. More information can be found on the charity's website.

 

 

 

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