We exist to improve the lives
of everyone affected by epilepsy

Useful organisations and resources

This information is for carers of people with epilepsy and a learning disability.

Carers Trust
Website: carers.org

Carers Direct
Telephone: 01436 671389
Website: carersdirect.com

Carers UK
Helpline: 0808 808 7777
Website: carersuk.org.uk

British Institute of Learning Disabilities
Supporting organisations which provide services for people with learning disabilities
Telephone: 01562 723 010
Website: bild.org.uk

Mencap
Supporting people with a learning disability
Helpline: 0808 808 1111
Website: mencap.org.uk

Scope
Making the country a better place for disabled people
Helpline: 0808 800 3333
Website: scope.org.uk

Change
Easy Read publications
Website: changepeople.org/easy-read-services

Foundation for people with learning disabilities
Influencing policies and services
Telephone: 020 7803 1100
Website: learningdisabilities.org.uk

NHS Choices
nhs.uk

Epilepsy Action resources

Available online or from our shop.

Managing your epilepsy
A DVD for people with learning disabilities, their families, carers or professionals working with them.

Easy read information

  • Information about epilepsy
  • Epilepsy medicines
  • Different epileptic fits
  • First aid
Code: 
B010.03
  • Updated November 2015
    To be reviewed November 2018

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