Useful Links

Young Epilepsy

Young Epilepsy in Lingfield is a residential special school/college for young people with complex epilepsy and other neurological conditions.  Their Childhood Epilepsy Centre offers diagnostic assessment and rehabilitation services.

Young Epilepsy campaign for improvements in health and education for all under 18's with epilepsy in the UK.  The Childhood Epilepsy Information Service provides information and training about epilepsy for parents, young children and professionals, including study days and family workshops.


The Daisy Garland Charity

The Daisy Garland Charity works exclusively to help children with drug resistant epilepsy.  The charity funds Ketogenic Dieticians in NHS hospitals.  It gives grants for SATs/epilepsy monitors for use in the home.  It awards small one-off grants for 'special needs' equipment.  It provides family support.


Matthew's Friends Charity

Matthew's Friends Charity is dedicated to the use of the Ketogenic Diet to help children and also adults with drug resistant epilepsy.  The charity provides the latest research and information on dietary therapies to help those that are failing medication.  The work of the charity involves Ketogenic research, family support and professional education and training. 


Contact a Family - offers benefits advice for families with disabled children