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Epilepsy Action Australia has produced an extensive series of over 30 short informational videos featuring some of Australia’s leading specialists, including:

  • Epileptologist, Dr Andrew Bleasel
  • Neurologist, Dr Dan McLaughlin
  • Neuropsychologist, Dr Laurie Miller
  • Paediatric Neurologist, Dr Kate Riney
  • Clinical Neurologist and Epileptologist, Associate Professor Cecilie Lander
  • Head of the Epilepsy Program, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Professor Terence John O’Brien.

These esteemed experts discuss a wide range of epilepsy topics of interest and give practical advice on everything from memory issues, diet and sleep, to children’s issues like babysitting and sleepovers.

You can also find these videos and many other Epilepsy Action clips featured on our YouTube channel EpilepsyTV.



- Dr Kate Riney

Parents often ask if epilepsy and seizures will impact their child’s ability to learn. Dr Kate Riney discusses how epilepsy can impact a child’s memory and learning.

Brain Imaging

- Dr Dan McLaughlin

Do you know the difference between SPECT, PET, MRI & CT’s? Dr Dan McLaughlin talks about the value of these tests in evaluating epilepsy.

Alcohol & Epilepsy

- Dr Andrew Bleasel

During the Easter period, you may be wondering how a tipple may affect your seizure control. Dr Andrew Bleasel, Epileptologist speaks about drinking with epilepsy.

Seizures and Sport

- Dr Dan McLaughlin

Ever wondered about participating in group and competitive sports with epilepsy?
Dr Dan McLaughlin shares his thoughts on the subject.

Impact of Seizures on Memory

- Dr Laurie Miller

Ever wondered if your seizures were impacting your memory. Dr Laurie Miller, Neuropsychologists speaks about the impact of seizures on memory.