Epilepsy is a condition that affects the brain and causes repeated seizures. It can start at any age, but most often begins during childhood. Epilepsy can also be caused by strokes, brain tumours and severe head injuries.
Note: Although disablement must be caused by a physical or mental health condition, it is the needs and difficulties that result which will determine entitlement rather than the condition itself. As a result, whilst the case law below may be of assistance, it will be important to also look at the case law relating to the activities and issues that affect you too.
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Mental health descriptors can apply where mental, cognitive or intellectual disablement may be physical in origin
-  UKUT 401 (AAC)
- Activity 13 / how test of initiating or completing ‘sequential personal actions’ is to be applied
-  UKUT 458 (AAC)