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Choosing the right education for your child

Choosing the right education for your child can be a daunting task. Especially when they have special educational needs, or complex care needs. You want to be sure the nursery, school or college you choose...

Posted 27 Feb 2017

Choosing the right education for your child

WellChild’s electric partnership with Ecotricity

WellChild is delighted to have teamed up with Ecotricity, Britain’s leading green energy supplier. Voted #1 by Which? Magazine for delivering outstanding customer service, Ecotricity will kindly donate up to £60 to WellChild for every...

Posted 24 Feb 2017

Jack’s Helping Hands Garden Makeover

Watch Jack explore his new garden for the first time Jack has a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy and Epilepsy, he requires a Nasopharyngeal airway, is fed via a feeding tube and is a wheelchair user....

Posted 15 Feb 2017

Eloise’s story: why I’m supporting WellChild

Eloise, a young carer and member of our Children and Young People’s Panel tells us about her involvement with WellChild … My name is Eloise and I am a young carer for my beautiful little...

Posted 07 Feb 2017

A successful evening of networking at Ellenborough Park

WellChild and long-standing supporter Ellenborough Park hosted an evening of networking, fizz and canapés in Ellenborough Park’s beautiful De La Bere Court. We welcomed both WellChild and Ellenborough Park supporters and connections to enjoy an...

Posted 06 Feb 2017

Marathon Des Sables – Planning and preparation

Taking on the grueling Marathon Des Sables for WellChild – read the third blog post from Andrew… If it’s ‘all in the preparation’ then I’m now confident that I’m getting more in the ‘prepared zone’...

Posted 02 Feb 2017

Marathon Des Sables Training 1

Evie’s Helping Hands Garden Makeover

10 year old Evie from London has Autism, a developmental disability which affects how she perceives the world and how she interacts with other people. She has no sense of danger and will run off...

Posted 02 Feb 2017

Helping Hands LSE Volunteers

Marathon Des Sables – Lanzarote Training

Andrew is taking on the grueling Marathon Des Sables for WellChild – read the second blog post about his training journey… I’m not sure what possessed me to enter Marathon Des Sables other than a...

Posted 24 Jan 2017