Finn was diagnosed as having a mitochondrial disease, a chronic, genetic disorder, at seven months old. As Finn starts his third year as a pupil at The Children’s Trust School, mum Debbie shares their story.
Becki has published a poetry book looking back at life after her acquired brain injury in 2006. She talks about her poem ‘My parents’ and their role during such a challenging time.
Becki was hit by a car at the age of 14 in 2006 – her new poetry book looks back at life since and she explains how writing has helped her.
As Millie celebrates her milestone birthday, mum Sam reflects on the past 18 years and talks about Millie's complex medical needs, therapies and support at The Children's Trust School.
Joanna is mum to 7-year-old Sebby who has an undiagnosed disability. Her blog covers the challenges they face regarding access, schooling and friendships – but also the positives for the family.
When Lisa’s friends drifted away because ‘they felt awkward’ following her son Alby’s brain injury, she put together some rules of all the things she felt friends should know and try and abide by.
Joanna’s six-year-old son, Sebby, has an undiagnosed disability. She tells us how surgery has made a difference to the pain Sebby experienced because of spasticity, and why she has launched a petition urging for fairer inclusion for disabled children.
Bal explains how the pandemic has impacted her 17-year-old son Jake’s recovery from a brain injury. She has shared her story as part of the Disabled Children's Partnership campaign #LeftInLockdown.
Yasmeen, mum of Shakeerah, shares her experience as a parent-carer for Carers Week 2019.
Mums, dads and professionals gave their tips at the Stroke Association’s 2019 parent support and information event.