Real stories

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.

Neonatal brain injury: Chloe

Chloe sustained a brain injury at birth and was given a 50% chance of survival. She has cerebral palsy, epilepsy and other health conditions. Her mum, Joanne, shares their story.

ADEM: Mollie

Mollie was three years old when she became ill. What started as a seemingly nasty virus, quickly turned out to be her parents’ worst nightmare. Mum Ceri shares their story.

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.

Ten tips to aid memory

Young people, and their parents, share the tips that helped them with memory loss after a brain injury.