Teen with epilepsy creates poster to raise awareness of invisible illnesses

Teen with epilepsy creates poster to raise awareness of invisible illnesses
 

18-year-old Tom Bell, who lives with epilepsy, is shining light on invisible illnesses with a poster campaign with Fixers, the national charity that gives young people a voice.
Tom has lived with epilepsy since he was born, and also lacks coordination in his movements due to dyspraxia.
He was just 11 years old when he first suffered a ‘stroke-like’ episode, which left him using a wheelchair for three weeks.
He said: ‘When I had the stroke, I remember trying to get out of bed one night for the toilet, but couldn’t find my balance and my speech was slurred. It was really scary.
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6 February 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 37
Source: Metro
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