In December 2019, Thomas was admitted to hospital with sepsis, later confirmed to be caused by Bird Flu. He went into cardiac arrest resulting in a brain injury. Mum Rayna shares their story.
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.
Sam was 15 when a motor Speedway racing accident left him with a serious brain injury. As part of his recovery, he spent three months with us having intensive rehabilitation. We’re thrilled that Sam is on his bike again and won his first race back.
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.
Three years after Haydn’s life-threatening accident, which resulted in a brain injury, Haydn has finished another year at college with great success.
The charity Scope pulled together some fantastic cheap and cheerful ideas to help get you through the long summer holidays – ideas came from parents at Scope’s online community.
In October 2019 Valentina fell forwards off the banister in her family home. Mum Janine shares their story.
Harry had his first seizure in September 2016. They continued, becoming more physical, until Harry was diagnosed with Rasmussen Encephalitis in summer 2017. Mum Nikki shares their story.
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.