Children's stories

Kenny's story

Since 2019, Kenny has lived at The Children’s Trust and attends The Children’s Trust School. The curriculum at the school involves a range of activities, including; Music and Movement, Multi-Sensory Stories, Parachute Games and Light and Sound.

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Mollie's story

4 year old Mollie and her family are currently self-isolating at home, however they have made sure she is still able to continue her daily speech therapy sessions.

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Jake's story

17-year-old Jake and his mum, Bal, are currently self-isolating at home and will continue to do so for at least 12 weeks.

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Issy's story

10 year old Issy and her family have now been isolating at home for over three weeks. However, she’s determined that this current situation will not stall her rehabilitation progress.

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Finn's story

14 year old Finn is a residential pupil at The Children’s Trust School. Mum Debbie tells us more about how the current government guidelines have impacted her being able to visit Finn, and how grateful she is to staff for the extra health and safety measures being put in place at such a challenging time.

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Mia's story

13 year old Mia is currently self-isolating at home, with mum Angela and sister Isobel. They have been keeping positive by sharing happy memories with one another.

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Joey's story

11-year-old Joey is currently self-isolating at his home in St Helens alongside his older brother, Ethan, Mum, Karen and Dad, Nick.

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Megan's story

Music is a big part of Megan's life and because she has Rett Syndrome it is one of the main ways that she communicates with those around her. During music therapy classes she has learnt that by hitting something or banging a drum she can let others know that she would like more of what she is listening to.

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Ethan and mum

Ethan's story

When Ethan was diagnosed with a brain tumour our lives turned upside down, explains mum Tina. The operation to remove a grade five tumour went well, but later Ethan developed 'cerebellar mutism' and 'posterior fossa syndrome' – he couldn't speak and didn't have any control over his body.

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Tyler and mum

Tyler's story

Tyler, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in September 2013, has appeared in a special animated film by The Children’s Trust aimed at helping children with brain injury get the support they need in their community. 

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Seb and twin brother Ben

Seb's story

Seb was nine years old when he suffered life-threatening injuries, falling from the exit door of a double decker coach on the way back from a rugby tournament. He suffered multiple injuries including damage to his brain and sight loss. 

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