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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.


Seizure Control

- Dr Andrew Bleasel

When you have tried multiple medications for epilepsy and nothing seems to work, what are the next steps? Dr Andrew Bleasel, Epileptologist speaks on this complex issue.

Babysitting & Epilepsy

- Dr Kate Riney

With the holidays upon us there will be times when you may want to have a babysitter watch over your children, including your child with epilepsy. Dr Kate Riney, Paediatric Neurologist speaks about preparing the babysitter to deal with seizures.

Testing Memory

- Dr Laurie Miller

We all complain of poor memory at times, forgetting where we have put our wallet or car keys. Often our perception of our memory problem differs from reality. How good is your memory?

Naming Seizures

- Dr Kate Riney

Sometimes the language medical staff use can sound like a foreign language at times.
Dr Kate Riney explains the naming of seizures.