March 26th is Purple Day for Epilepsy. You can read up a bit more about the story at last years blog post here.
As with last year we would ask you to share this image that goes with this blog to help us raise awareness of epilepsy!
But we thought we would take the opportunity today to remind you of the blog post which we published for National Epilepsy Week last year. Here we introduced you to ACTION which are some basic tips for dealing with tonic-clonic seizures. It would be great if you clicked here to find out a bit more.
Purple Day for Epilepsy is held each year on March 26 and is dedicated to raising awareness about epilepsy. It helps reduce stigma and empowers individuals living with epilepsy to take action in their communities. Purple Day was founded in 2008 by nine-year-old Cassidy Megan of Canada, and named after the internationally recognized colour for epilepsy, lavender. Purple Day was launched internationally in 2009. The web site is