Real stories

Epilepsy: Jacob

Jacob had surgery in March 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic meant recovery time in hospital was cut short and Jacob had to return home. Jacob was offered rehabilitation at The Children’s Trust – mum Katie describes it as ‘life-changing’.

Epilepsy: Addison, part 2

Katie, mum of Addison, shared her story of her daughter’s epilepsy and brain injury when she'd just turned three. Addie is now nearly seven years old – Katies shares an update.

Epilepsy: Addison, part 1

Katie and Luke had twin girls Addison and Isabella in May 2012. Life changed when Addison was diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy and suffered a brain injury.