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Man living with cerebral palsy fined for parking in his designated space - May 22, 2018

A man living with cerebral palsy was given a £160 fine for parking his car in the space designated for his use.

New campaign launched to improve quality of care after brain injury - May 17, 2018

The Acquired Brain Injury Alliance has launched a new campaign aiming to improve the rehabilitation of patients once they have left hospital.

Huntingdon’s disease awareness campaign launched - May 15, 2018

A mother from Wrexham, whose three adult children are all living with the degenerative brain disease, Huntington’s, has helped to launch a new campaign to raise awareness of the condition.

Teenage girl with cerebral palsy to tackle Mini Great Manchester Run with aid of walking frame - May 8, 2018

Twelve year old Katie Holmes is getting ready to take on the Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run, helped by her walking frame.

Rugeley family hope to raise £40,000 for son born with cerebral palsy - May 1, 2018

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of one, five-year-old Max Price-Hall is unable to walk or sit up unaided. Now, his Rugeley-based family are looking to raise the money for a life-changing operation.

Injured cyclist launches safety helmet petition - April 26, 2018

A cyclist has launched a new campaign urging others to wear safety helmets, following a crash which almost took her life. Maisie Godden-Hall suffered life-changing injuries after being run over by a car on the way to school, but it could have been much worse. The young lady was told that … Continue reading Injured cyclist launches safety helmet petition

Salamander may point the way to helping paralysed people walk - April 24, 2018

A Mexican salamander, known as the axolotl, could play an important role in helping paralysed people walk again. This is according to new research from a university in America.

Teenager with Huntington’s disease lives life to the full - April 19, 2018

A teenager with Huntington’s disease has made it her ambition to live life to the full.

Brain injury victim backs change to disability benefits assessments - April 17, 2018

A campaign to bring about change to the disability benefits system has been backed by an Aberdeenshire couple who underwent their own personal trauma.

Brain injury increases “relative risk” of dementia, study confirms - April 12, 2018

The short-term effects of a brain injury are well documented, but a new study has now suggested that those who suffer a head injury are at an increased chance of developing dementia in later life.