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New accessible garden for 6 year old Abdulbasit

Abdulbasit has a diagnosis of Global Developmental Delay with regression in speech, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe learning difficulties, and is undergoing tests for Cornelia De Lang syndrome (limb abnormalities, heart defect, small at birth). He...

Posted 29 May 2018

The family garden after the garden makeover

7 year old Khyri’s new accessible garden

Khyri is autistic, is non-verbal and has no awareness of danger, which puts him at risk of hurting himself. Khyri gets very frustrated when he does not understand things which can have a negative impact...

Posted 22 May 2018

The finished garden makeover

2018 Ed Chamberlin Golf Classic success!

The annual Ed Chamberlin Golf Classic for WellChild was a huge success on May 21st, raising more than £46,000 for our work with seriously ill children and their families. The event, held at Woburn Golf Club,...

Posted 22 May 2018

Meet the WellChild Royal Wedding guests

Among the guests at the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle will be families and nurses from around the UK representing WellChild. After weeks of excitement and shopping for outfits in the...

Posted 18 May 2018

Icing on the Royal Wedding Cake

I would be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous, excited and hugely honoured at the prospect of sitting in St George’s Chapel, Windsor on Saturday 19th May. But was I surprised to receive this invitation?...

Posted 18 May 2018

New Medicines for Children Leaflet!

Medicines for Children have worked with our Parent Review Panel to publish a new leaflet called “Sodium valproate and pregnancy: Support for parents and carers”, aimed at parents whose children are taking the anti-epileptic medicine,...

Posted 14 May 2018

Medicine Safety

15th Annual Energy Dinner Huge Success

Members of the Energy industry raised money for seriously ill children and their families at the spectacular  15th Energy Dinner on April 19th. The S&P Global Platts sponsored Energy Dinner was held at the Sheraton Grand...

Posted 01 May 2018

2018 Energy Dinner

Accessible Garden for 12 Year Old Lishon

Lishon has severe autism. He is non-verbal and has very challenging behaviour. He has difficulty with sensory processing, understanding his environment and requests made of him. This all causes him anxiety and can make day...

Posted 24 Apr 2018