CRISPR is a gene editing technique that is inspired by the body’s natural ability to defend itself from viruses. It is primarily used to treat inherited diseases by replacing mutations in the genome to alter DNA sequences.
Medical teddy bears have been specifically designed to help explain to young hospital patients, particularly those with learning difficulties, what happens during their treatment.
Children with cerebral palsy are more at risk of mental health disorders, a new study has revealed.
A brave six-year-old girl with cerebral palsy has been able to take her first steps just before Christmas, after her family’s fundraising efforts enabled her to have the operation she desperately needed to be able to walk. Ellice Barr was…
A new study published in recent days challenges the commonly-held belief that Rett Syndrome is rarely an inherited condition.
The Duchess of Cornwall invited a group of disabled and terminally ill children into Clarence House for a festive filled day of fun.
A youngster living with muscular dystrophy has managed to get his hands on a new, ‘space age’ wheelchair following a hugely successful fundraising event.
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.
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.
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…