Name Encephalitis
Related to/Also known as  
Symptoms of Encephalitis
 Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain, usually occurring as a result of viral infection.
Types  Many types including:
  • Rasmussen's Encephalitis
  • Hashimoto's Encephalitis
  • Subacute-sclerosing panencephalitis
Useful national contacts Encephalitis Society

Tel. 01653 699 599
Link opens in new window www.encephalitis.info

Children & young people Encephalitis in children: E-learning (Encephalitis Society)
Link opens in new window www.encephalitis.info/encephalitis-in-children-e-learning
News and events Tick-borne encephalitis: "Brain illness spread by ticks has reached UK" (BBC October 2019)
Link opens in new window ww.bbc.co.uk/news/health-50206382
Online resources

 Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)

Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

We have copies of the Encephalitis Society's guidebooks Encepahalitis in Adults and Encephalitis in Children

Our library includes a copy of the book Medikidz Explain Encephalitis, which is also available to request from the Encephaltis Society.

Gilley the Giraffe... who changedVisit our library to read our copy of the children's book Gilley the Giraffe... who Changed by Nimmi Channa and Phil Lynch.