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Duchess of Cornwall hosts a festive fun day for disabled and terminally ill children

Duchess of Cornwall hosts a festive fun day for disabled and terminally ill children
Posted on 11 Dec 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

The Duchess of Cornwall invited a group of disabled and terminally ill children into Clarence House for a festive filled day of fun.


Youngster with muscular dystrophy benefits from ‘space age’ wheelchair

Youngster with muscular dystrophy benefits from ‘space age’ wheelchair
Posted on 10 Dec 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A youngster living with muscular dystrophy has managed to get his hands on a new, ‘space age’ wheelchair following a hugely successful fundraising event.


Nursery creates a fundraising day for boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Nursery creates a fundraising day for boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Posted on 4 Dec 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Ben Clarke, aged five has a muscle-wasting condition, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which means he will gradually lose the ability to walk, eat and breathe.


Young swimmer with cerebral palsy determined not to let condition hold her back

Young swimmer with cerebral palsy determined not to let condition hold her back
Posted on 3 Dec 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A seven-year-old girl living with cerebral palsy is determined to rise above her condition in order to pursue her favourite hobby of swimming.


Curriculum content for pupils with severe learning difficulties must be addressed

Curriculum content for pupils with severe learning difficulties must be addressed
Posted on 27 Nov 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

The Department for Education (DfE) has recently published an evaluation of the seven aspects of engagement assessment. Within the assessment, it details its plans for a new approach to statutory assessment for pupils with severe learning difficulties as well as


Family of youngster with cerebral palsy organise festive fundraising event

Family of youngster with cerebral palsy organise festive fundraising event
Posted on 26 Nov 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

The family of a youngster living with cerebral palsy are organising a fundraising event in a bid to raise money for their local hospital’s physiotherapy department.


Special needs pupils are spending years out of school

Special needs pupils are spending years out of school
Posted on 20 Nov 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Both unions and teachers have revealed that thousands of children with special educational needs and disabilities are dropping out of education after being “off-rolled” – removed from a school’s roll.


Teenager with Rett Syndrome benefits from portable hoist

Teenager with Rett Syndrome benefits from portable hoist
Posted on 19 Nov 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

A teenage girl living with ultra-rare Rett Syndrome has been gifted a portable hoist by a prominent charity, which will help her to move around more freely with her family.


Donation appeals to help girl with cerebral palsy

Donation appeals to help girl with cerebral palsy
Posted on 13 Nov 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Elsa Sherlock, four, is in need of donations and sponsors for treatment after being diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The young girl was born prematurely at just 35 weeks after contracting listeria sepsis.


NHS rules mean teen with cerebral palsy can’t stay at his dads

NHS rules mean teen with cerebral palsy can’t stay at his dads
Posted on 13 Nov 2018 by EnViva Paediatric

Father can’t get the specialist equipment he needs to support his 17-year-old son who suffers from cerebral palsy.


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