There are approximately half a million children and young people in the UK living with neurological conditions. It can be hard for many of these youngsters to move freely, make basic hand movements or take part in everyday activities.
This year some brave souls are abseiling off Liverpool’s iconic Anglican Cathedral - all in aid of The Brain Charity! We asked them why they would do something so crazy and this is what they had to say:
We recently visited Daisy Inclusive UK, a charity based in the Everton area of Liverpool that brings together both disabled and non-disabled people and their families. It provides a cross-generational community setting enabling people to take part in sport, education, creative activities and social events.
Sarah had a mechanical stroke following a head-on road traffic accident in 2016 and was left with life-altering injuries that affect her mobility, vision, speech and memory. Sarah can no longer drive and requires full time care which is provided by her long-term partner and two paid carers who work on rotation.