My Seven-Year-Old Daughter Has Epilepsy, So I’m Trying To Sell A Fancy Version Of Her Teddy Bear For A Million Dollars To Fund Research

My Seven-Year-Old Daughter Has Epilepsy, So I’m Trying To Sell A Fancy Version Of Her Teddy Bear For A Million Dollars To Fund Research

03 December 2020

Media Title: Bored Panda Media Type: Online Publish Date: 2 December 2020 Headline: My Seven-Year-Old Daughter Has Epilepsy, So I’m Trying To Sell A Fancy Version Of Her Teddy Bear For A Million Dollars To Fund Research Abstract: In late 2018, I was out for dinner with my son Roarke and daughter Lila. We wereRead More…

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Home wanted for #milliondollarteddybear

03 December 2020

Media Title: SMH Media Type: Online Publish Date: 22 November 2020 Journalist: Peter FitzSimons Headline: Home wanted for #milliondollarteddybear Abstract: Peter FitzSimons lost his brother Martin to epilepsy when he was just eight years old. All these years on, despite great strides having being made to limit its lethality, much research remains to be done. Link: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/time-to-act-premier-our-koalas-and-farmers-deserve-better-20201120-p56gjq.html

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The Age photos of the week, November 29, 2020

03 December 2020

Media Title: The Age Media Type: Online Publish Date: 29 November 2020 Headline: The Age photos of the week, November 29, 2020 Abstract: Lila Wadelton, 7, was diagnosed with epilepsy last year. Her father, advertising writer Alex Wadelton, came up with Million Dollar Teddy Bear: he is calling on a philanthropist to buy a designerRead More…

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Epilepsy charity hoping million-dollar teddy will turn fortunes around

03 December 2020

Media Title: The Age Media Type: Online and Print Publish Date: 27 November 2020 Journalist: Carolyn Webber Headline: Epilepsy charity hoping million-dollar teddy will turn fortunes around Abstract: It may be a rather outrageous price for a plush toy, and it may be a bit of a lark but should someone stump up a cool “mill”Read More…

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Catching subtle seizures can prevent car accidents

10 November 2020

Media Title: Medical Republic Media Type: Online Publish Date: 26 October 2020 Headline: Catching subtle seizures can prevent car accidents Abstract: Carol Ireland, the CEO of patient education group Epilepsy Action, said there were car accidents in Australia tied to undiagnosed epilepsy from time to time, but that many patients with epilepsy could drive safely.Read More…

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Coronavirus in Ballarat: Doctors’ call to take better care of health

10 November 2020

Media Title: The Courier Media Type: Online Publish Date: 8 August 2020 Headline: Coronavirus in Ballarat: Doctors’ call to take better care of health Abstract: Link: https://www.thecourier.com.au/story/6868979/doctors-call-on-ballarat-to-take-better-care-of-health-this-lockdown/

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Selfcare September

10 November 2020

Media Title: Canberra Weekly Media Type: Online Publish Date: 10 Sept 2020 Headline: Selfcare September Abstract: Epilepsy Action Australia’s new month-long initiative Self Care September has a life-changing message: it makes sense to put yourself first Link: https://canberraweekly.com.au/have-you-heard-slow-cooker-donations/

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Purple Wiggle Lachy Gets behind Purple Day as ambassador for Epilepsy Action

17 June 2020

Media Title: Motherpedia Media Type: Online Publish Date: 3 March 2020 Headline: Purple Wiggle Lachy Gets behind Purple Day as ambassador for Epilepsy Action Abstract: Purple Wiggle Lachy jumped at the chance to become an Ambassador for Epilepsy Action Australia; epilepsy has been a part of Lachy’s family’s life for as long as he canRead More…

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Understanding Epilepsy

17 June 2020

Media Title: The Advocate Media Type: Online Publish Date: 3 March 2020 Headline: Understanding Epilepsy Abstract: Letter to the Editor from the CEO of Epilepsy Action Australia Link: https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/6656887/clearing-native-forest-is-not-sustainable/

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See Purple and support epilepsy awareness

17 June 2020

Media Title: Portnews Media Type: Newspaper Publish Date: 26 February 2020 Headline: See Purple and support epilepsy awareness Abstract: Letter to the Editor from the CEO of Epilepsy Action Australia Link: https://www.portnews.com.au/story/6651076/see-purple-and-support-epilepsy-awareness/

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‘Significant help’: experts, community laud launch of national epilepsy helpline

17 June 2020

Media Title: The Sydney Morning Herald Media Type: Online Publish Date: 19 June 2019 Journalist: Rachel Chun Headline: ‘Significant help’: experts, community laud launch of national epilepsy helpline Abstract: A new service aims to help Ms Ryan (featured story) and the 250,000 other Australians living with epilepsy. Launched on Wednesday, the Epilepsy Nurse Line providesRead More…

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‘Significant help’: experts, community laud launch of national epilepsy helpline

17 June 2020

Media Title: Cure Epilepsy Media Type: Online Publish Date: 18 June 2019 Headline: ‘Significant help’: experts, community laud launch of national epilepsy helpline Abstract: A new service aims to help Ms Ryan (featured story) and the 250,000 other Australians living with epilepsy. Launched on Wednesday, the Epilepsy Nurse Line provides access to nurses trained inRead More…

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