What We Offer

Advice and Support

People with epilepsy are not alone. We are here to help you. Our approachable epilepsy adviser offers free, confidential advice and support to people, directly and indirectly, affected by epilepsy.

For more information contact our adviser Maria Lowe on 021 888 293, maria@ewct.org.nz


Social Activities

DSC06823Feel a sense of belonging by joining for both children and adults. Social events are regularly held throughout the year enabling people with epilepsy, and their family/whanau and friends, to become part of our supportive community.

We also offer “life skills” courses such as “Living well with a challenge”.

View upcoming events here.



In-service Training

PICT0006.JPGBe informed about epilepsy and its impact on those who have the condition.

Topics include:

– What is epilepsy?
– Causes
– Seizures: types/first aid/triggers
– Medication/non-drug treatments
– Psychosocial issues
– Living with epilepsy: keeping safe

Contact Maria Lowe for more information on 021 888 293 or maria@ewct.org.nz



Epilepsy Awareness Talks in Schools

teachingOur Epilepsy Adviser is a trained teacher and is able to give interactive lessons and talks to schools.

Empower children with epilepsy and create an understanding of what epilepsy is in the classroom with an educational talk from us.

See here for an example of a talk and what it includes.

Contact Maria Lowe for more information on 021 888 293 or maria@ewct.org.nz



Skype Consultations

skype-logoEWCT offers free epilepsy consultations via Skype appointments from anywhere in New Zealand.

To arrange an appointment please email maria on: maria@ewct.org.nz