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Cerebral Palsy

Everyday heroes raise funds for local charity

Local girl Robyn Harrison donned her Supergirl costume recently to throw a party with a difference to raise funds for Stick ‘n’ Step, the north west charity that has supported her since she was just four years old. 16 year old Robyn, who has cerebral palsy, has regularly attended conductive education sessions at Stick ‘n’ Step’s centre in Wallasey and ... Read More »

Step up for Stick ‘n’ Step on Wirral Coastal Walk

Fundraisers at local charity Stick ‘n’ Step are appealing for people to step up and step out on this year’s Wirral Coastal Walk to help them raise funds. The charity provides free conductive education to children with cerebral palsy, which encourages confidence, independence and mobility. Stick ‘n’ Step takes part in the famous walk every year and this year hopes ... Read More »

Marathon man steps up for local charity

Local man, Gareth Powell, has run his first ever marathon, half a world away in Disney World, Florida and raised over £1,150 for Stick ‘n’ Step – a charity much closer to home. Having never run 26 miles before and with only a few months training, Gareth, 36, completed the race in under five hours. He finished it in 4 ... Read More »

Sponsor needed to go the distance for charity race team

Stick ‘n’ Step, the North West charity that provides support to children with cerebral palsy and their families, is looking for a headline sponsor for its cycle race team at Revolve 24. This is a major 24 hour cycling endurance event being held at Brands Hatch motor racing circuit later this year. Taking place on 16 and 17 September at ... Read More »

Stick ‘n’ Step supporters make fundraising strides on the Wirral Walk

Hundreds of walkers stepped out to support Stick ‘n’ Step last Sunday (12 June) on the Wirral Coastal Walk, with the final fundraising total expected to be in excess of £6000 for the local charity. Wallasey-based Stick ‘n’ Step provides conductive education and support services to children with cerebral palsy and their families, completely free of charge. In advance of ... Read More »

Children’s charity Stick ‘n’ Step doubles reach with expansion into Cheshire

Stick ‘n’ Step, a North West charity that provides support to children with cerebral palsy and their families has secured funding from The Morgan Foundation and The Williams Family Foundation to open a brand new conductive education centre in Cheshire. The second centre, which has now received planning permission, will be located in Winsford and will enable the charity to ... Read More »

Just Keep Running!

With summer hesitant on the horizon, the time for epic charity runs and marathons is close at hand. Now is the time that most ardent jogging veterans begin their arduous training for such events. However, these fun run enthusiasts can expect many newcomers, as runs have grown exponentially in popularity for the last decade. One newcomer is Grant Halliday from ... Read More »

A Heart-warming Story Two Year Old Isaac With Cerebral Palsy

  2-year-old Isaac has spastic diplegia cerebral palsy, he cannot stand, walk or sit without support, so his mum Louise joined The Tree of Hope Charity for support. This charity offers hope to families of sick and disabled children in the UK and Ireland that require specialist medical treatment, surgery, therapy and equipment. Through this charity Isaac was able to ... Read More »

Acclaimed actor RJ Mitte will join Channel 4 2016 Paralympics presenting team

Acclaimed actor, producer and disability activist RJ Mitte will join Channel 4’s presenting team for the 2016 Paralympics. Mitte rose to fame after starring as the character Walter White Jr in the US hit series Breaking Bad. As an actor he has sought Hollywood parts where his disability could serve to educate the public about coping with disabilities. Like his ... Read More »

Brainwave Team Up With Irwin Mitchell To Raise Awareness of World CP Day

 Children’s charity Brainwave has teamed up with national law firm Irwin Mitchell to support this year’s World Cerebral Palsy Day by launching a new online portal showcasing eight incredible stories of inspirational young people diagnosed with cerebral palsy. World CP Day is a global initiative which aims to raise awareness around the world about people living with cerebral palsy. The ... Read More »

Inspirational eight-year-old boy with cerebral palsy completes triathlon

Inspirational Bailey Matthews was roared over the finishing line by crowds close to tears as he cast aside his specially-adapted walking frame to finish the last 20 metres of the race unaided. Despite stumbling twice on his way to the line, Bailey picks himself to complete the amazing feat. Hundreds of people gathered around the finish line to watch the youngster ... Read More »

Schoolgirl makes animation about disability

Fourteen year-old Tegan Vincent-Cooke has cerebral palsy, she put her story into an animation to help school mates understand her condition. You can read the whole story and view the video over at BBC Ouch! Blog   Read More »