A young girl from Cornwall who suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy has walked for the first time after taking up surfing.
Eight year old Madison Eddy, from Redruth, was born three months premature and had spent her life in a wheelchair.
But after a six week surfing course in St.Ives she's now walking without help.
Margaret and Martin Eddy Madison's adopted parents were overwhelmed seeing their daughter walk.
Scientists at the University of Exeter have won a grant of almost £150,000 pounds for research into epilepsy.
The money, from the charity Epilepsy Research UK, will fund a 36-month project investigating the diagnosis of the condition and personalised treatment programmes, that could mean people have fewer seizures.
A father from Dorset has to keep a constant watch on his child because his disability means he could die at any second. Alexander Woodward's son has epilepsy, which is so severe that seizures can happen hundreds of times a day.
His four year old son Charlie has Otahara Syndrome, which claimed the life of the Prime Minister's son Ivan five years ago. Duncan Sleightholme has this exclusive report.
A father from Dorset is heading to Westminster today to raise awareness of his 4-year-oldson's rare form of epilepsy.
Alexander Woodward is meeting Oliver Letwin MP at a reception at the House of Commons later. For more information about epilepsy in young people click on the links below.
A father from Bridport in Dorset is hoping to raise awareness of his son's rare form of epilepsy.
4-year-old Charlie Woodward's has Otahara Syndrome, a condition so severe it can cause him to have hundreds of seizures a day. Charlie's father has to keep a constant watch on his son because his disability means he could need medical help, or even die, at any second.
Otahara Syndrome is the same condition that claimed the life of the Prime Minister's son Ivan 5 years ago. Duncan Sleightholme reports:
Frenchay Hospital has been named as one of four national centres for helping children with epilepsy. The hospital already treats young patients with the condition, but from November it'll specialise in carrying out neurological surgery.
The unit will treat more than 25 per cent of patients in the UK and provide training for surgeons across the world.
Frenchay Hospital near Bristol is to become a specialist centre for treating children with epilepsy.
It will be one of four in the country and help a quarter of all children in the UK with the condition. The hospital will carry out surgery on young patients whose epilepsy is resistant to drugs and also research the illness.