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Multi-million pound settlement due for teenager with cerebral palsy

Multi-million pound settlement due for teenager with cerebral palsy
Posted on 25 Jun 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A Crawley teenager, who has severe quadriplegic cerebral palsy following a brain injury at birth, has won a substantial payout from the NHS, due to the errors that took place during her delivery.


10-year-old with cerebral palsy starts modelling career with River Island

10-year-old with cerebral palsy starts modelling career with River Island
Posted on 19 Jun 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A young girl living with cerebral palsy who has always dreamed of being a model has been hand-picked for a River Island advertising campaign. Emily Shilton, Lancashire, was diagnosed with the increasingly common condition as a one-year-old and has lived


Marks & Spencer criticised for clothing range aimed at children with disabilities

Marks & Spencer criticised for clothing range aimed at children with disabilities
Posted on 18 Jun 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

High Street retailer, Marks & Spencer, has come in for criticism after it launched a clothing line aimed at children living with disabilities, despite having no changing rooms or toilets suitable for the severely disabled.


Dad’s fundraising efforts for youngster with DMD

Dad’s fundraising efforts for youngster with DMD
Posted on 12 Jun 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A father who is determined to help his son “live life to the max” has been taking part in a number of difficult fundraising challenges in his efforts to raise money for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Alexis Ellison,


Boy with dyspraxia chases modelling dream

Boy with dyspraxia chases modelling dream
Posted on 11 Jun 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Twelve-year old Joseph Hale from Cleethorpes was last year’s star of an advertising campaign for fashion retailer, River Island. What made Joseph’s achievement all the more remarkable was the fact he is diagnosed with dyspraxia, Down’s syndrome and global development


Abseiling challenge raises thousands of pounds for muscular dystrophy

Abseiling challenge raises thousands of pounds for muscular dystrophy
Posted on 5 Jun 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

An abseiling challenge in Sheffield which attracted participants from all across Yorkshire has managed to raise thousands of pounds for a prominent muscular dystrophy charity.


Life-changing operation for girl with cerebral palsy boosts her dream of walking out for Crystal Palace

Life-changing operation for girl with cerebral palsy boosts her dream of walking out for Crystal Palace
Posted on 4 Jun 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A schoolgirl, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at 14 months and left unable to walk or feed herself, is hoping to realise her dream of leading Crystal Palace’s football team onto the field.


Football lover with cerebral palsy hand-picked by the FA

Football lover with cerebral palsy hand-picked by the FA
Posted on 29 May 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A young football fan living with cerebral palsy is celebrating this week, having been hand-picked by the Football Association (FA) to embark on a ‘disability performance pathway’ programme.


Hundreds of children write letters to PM asking for ground-breaking cystic fibrosis drug

Hundreds of children write letters to PM asking for ground-breaking cystic fibrosis drug
Posted on 22 May 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Around a thousand letters have been mailed to 10 Downing Street in a new campaign calling on the Government to provide a life-changing drug for people living with cystic fibrosis.


Rail bosses accused of discriminating against disabled passengers

Rail bosses accused of discriminating against disabled passengers
Posted on 21 May 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Rail bosses at Southern Rail’s parent group, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), have been accused of “insulting” disabled passengers by ordering staff not to help people with reduced mobility if it will delay the train.


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