Welcome to Brainwaves! There are three very important research papers being released during the coming months. The first is the just-released World Health Organisation’s report Epilepsy: a public health imperative. Read more about this important report below in this Brainwaves. The second will be Epilepsy Australia’s Burden of Disease report developed by Deloitte and about to be released. The third is the […]
This last month has been an exciting and busy month with some new initiatives in the pipeline. We have 4 amazing young people (and their parents) who continue to fundraise and bring epilepsy out of the shadows. Featured below are Sophie Bryan’s girls who hosted a very successful and fun event. Sean Smith’s girls, Lily and Harper, just keep on going and have […]
Welcome to our Brainwaves e-newsletter. March was certainly a fantastic month of raising awareness and talking about epilepsy. This edition highlights many of the activities and people who ‘purpled up’ – thank you to everyone who contributed during the month, many are listed below but I would also like to thank the energy and commitment from the staff, […]
We’re halfway through Epilepsy Awareness Month – Purple Month – our biggest awareness and fundraising time of the year. I’d like to thank all the schools, businesses and workplaces, and individuals who have already come on board to support Tasmania’s epilepsy community. It’s not too late to get involved – you can host a purple activity, sell our merchandise […]
It’s March so that means It is Epilepsy Awareness Month – Purple Month! This edition is a showcase of the activities and events we know are happening throughout Purple Month. If you are doing something for Purple Month or are interested in being involved (it’s not too late to host a purple activity) let us know by registering on our website or calling 6344 […]
Welcome to Brainwaves. Thankfully as I write this edition, the rains have made an appearance in Tassie and everyone seems to be breathing a sigh of relief and feeling more hopeful. In both our Launceston and Hobart offices, Epilepsy Tasmania staff are busy preparing for Purple Month 2019. March is our most important awareness and fundraising time of the […]
Welcome to our first Brainwaves for 2019. As I write, Tasmania is in the grip of a heatwave and many ferocious bushfires. Please keep yourself safe and remember to look after each other. If you know of someone with epilepsy, check in with them – dehydration and stress can both trigger seizures. A friendly chat can make such a difference to […]
Welcome to our final Brainwaves for 2018. There is much we have to celebrate, as it’s been an eventful year for Epilepsy Tasmania.
There’s been a theme of kindness and gratitude in the air this month, encouraged perhaps by International Kindness Day which fell on the 13th of November.