Real stories

Stroke: Arthur

Arthur was seven months old when he had his first open-heart surgery. Following a complication in surgery Arthur had a stroke. Mum Laura shares their story.

Fighting for our children

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.

Sebby’s Adventure

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.

Left in Lockdown

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.