Thursday, 30 January 2014

Epilepsy in Eastenders

Epilepsy is getting onto the TV, over the past few years David Platt in Hollyoads, Steph Dean in Hollyoaks, Andrew Robinson in Neighbours and now Nancy Carter in Eastenders...

I don't watch Eastenders but it's great that epilepsy is getting into the story lines, a big step in raising awareness.


But why is there always a but.... there was definitely a mixed response on social media... many people praised the way it was addressed but there were some responses on Twitter which highlighted the challenges we face to stamp out the stigma.

Young epilepsy have highlighted some of the responses on Twitter:

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