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Brain Injury

New horizons – For lives affected by brain injury

A new collaboration between The Lake District Calvert Trust and A Chance for Life Ltd is showing that adventure and challenge can make a huge difference to those living with an acquired brain injury or other debilitating conditions. The programme, called Supporting Recovery Through Outdoor Adventure launched this year and provides a new rehabilitative opportunity for those recovering from a ... Read More »

Danni’s Perfect Christmas Present

Last Christmas Danni Clarke from Hereford, a 32 year old mum of four, suddenly paralysed by a rare brain condition faced a bleak future. But this Christmas the future looks much brighter. Danni who was diagnosed with Arnold Chiari Malformation, underwent brain surgery for her condition, where a lower part of the brain pushes down towards the spinal cord, but complications led ... Read More »

Brain injury woman publishes diary of steps to recovery

A brain injured mother has written a memoir she can refer to, so that her husband doesn’t have to keep repeating the same stories over and over. Coupled with medical information, she has self-published the book and hopes it will prove a useful resource for others. Faiza Siddiqui, not her real name, was a secondary school physics teacher in Oxford ... Read More »