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Posted On: 19th October 2017

Family looking to raise £60,000 for operation to help seven-year-old Sunni walk

An Ilford family is facing the daunting task of raising £60,000 in two years to fund an operation for a seven-year-old with cerebral palsy. The operation, called selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) is used to improve spasticity (or muscle stiffness) and will improve Sunni’s movement and walking. It is not funded by the NHS. Sunni’s aunt, […]

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Posted On: 15th October 2017

Mum fears brain-damaged twins will be ‘wheelchair-bound’ without op

Surgery is ‘the only real hope’ to stop Luke and Jack, four, being deformed for life, says their mother A mum fears her twins could be left deformed and wheelchair-bound for life without vital surgery not available on the NHS. Andrea Hickey, 44, from Stoneycroft, said her four-year-old sons, Luke and Jack suffered brain damage after […]

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Posted On: 01st October 2017

Super boy battling cerebral palsy steals hearts

Little Jackson Waddell won the Great Scottish Run before the starting gun was even fired on today’s big races. The six-year-old stole the hearts of crowds at the toddler dash event as he smiled through the mile-long course despite needing the help of a frame to walk. Jackson, who has cerebral palsy, was raising money to go to […]

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Posted On: 30th September 2017

Raising the bar for campaign to help Henry’s bid to walk

A Stafford family trying to raise cash to help their son fulfil his dream of walking unaided will hold a fund-raiser in the town on Saturday. Kerrie and Jacob Gibbs are trying to pull in £50,000 to fund life-changing surgery for their son Henry. He was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at the age of two […]

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Posted On: 29th September 2017

Elliott just wants to walk alongside his twin sister – Can you help?

Nationwide children’s charity has launched an online appeal to raise £75,000 to help a four-year-old boy from Newton Abbot to walk. Elliott Angell has just started at Canada Hill Primary school in Ogwell, and needs life-changing surgery. The charity Just4Children is trying to raise the money for the surgery including rehabilitation, therapies and equipment he may need […]

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Posted On: 19th September 2017

Parents’ emotional plea to help treat their baby girl

A Peebles family have made an emotional plea to help fund treatment for their 18-month old daughter who has Cerebral Palsy and Global Developmental Delay. Husband and wife Chris and Laura Moore are asking residents across Tweeddale to lend their support for special therapy for their little girl Scarlett. On March 18 last year in […]

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Posted On: 18th September 2017

Rachael Hutchinson has become our medical advisor

Just4Children is delighted that Rachael Hutchinson has become a medical advisor for us. Rachael has been on the consultant staff at the Norfolk and Norwich Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust since January 2008. Having grown up in Norfolk and attended Sprowston High School, this was a return to home soil 20 years later after leaving for medical school! […]

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Posted On: 15th September 2017

Mum’s plan to raise £75k so 2-year-old daughter can walk

The mother of a girl who suffers from cerebral palsy is attempting to raise £75,000 so her daughter can have groundbreaking surgery which will enable her to walk. Natasha Dawson’s daughter, Isabella who has recently turned two, has Spastic Diplegia which is a type of cerebral palsy. As an identical twin, Natasha was able to […]

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Posted On: 15th September 2017

“Please help us to treat our beautiful daughter”

We are fundraising for Just4Children to help our daughter Scarlett to have ABR therapy which is a special therapy for cerebral palsy sufferers. Scarlett is 13 months old from Peebles in Scotland. She entered the world in March 2016 after a very traumatic birth being deprived of oxygen. As a result Scarlett has been left […]

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Posted On: 13th September 2017

Congratulations Dr. Park

Our congratulations to Dr. T. S. Park, who received honours this weekend from the city of St. Louis and the state of Missouri in the USA for his achievements in the field of paediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Park pioneered a spinal surgery – Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) -that has helped thousands of children around the world […]

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Posted On: 06th September 2017

Children were laughing at a disabled child in Tesco – then their mum joined in

Bethan Germon’s daughter Lydia was born with a rare condition that causes an endless build-up of fluid to the brain A distraught mum says she was left questioning the world when a mother and her two kids laughed at her toddler’s incurable brain condition. Bethan Germon, aged 30, was shopping in the Fforestfach Tesco in Swansea when […]

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Posted On: 04th September 2017

Inspirational child to have operation

The family of an eight-year-old girl from Cheltenham with cerebral palsy is “overwhelmed” after more than £30,000 was donated for an operation to help her walk. Kitty Kerr, who attends St Gregory’s school, uses a walking aid and is unable to take more than a couple of wobbly steps without it. Around Easter this year, her family started raising […]

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