7 October is World Cerebral Palsy Day. To help put cerebral palsy on the map, we would like to introduce you to Oliver, a young adult with cerebral palsy who is doing some great things and is willing to share some of his life with you.
Sleep is one of the top reasons that parents seek health advice in the early years, and no wonder. Sleep problems are common in the early years and when young children are not well rested then their parents probably won’t be well rested either. When that happens, both parents and young children tend to have poorer health and wellbeing.
This September 17, our family and friends will celebrate the inaugural Kleefstra Syndrome Awareness Day. Our little girl Olivia is one of a just a few hundred people in the world who have been diagnosed with rare genetic fault which results in severe developmental delays, intellectual disabilities and physical abnormalities.
To us, she is perfect.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of childhood disability. Research has reported cognitive difficulties following such injuries, in particular for those with more severe injury, with attention and memory often affected.