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Garden makeover transforms life at home for five year old Amir

Five year old Amir has Autism which affects his learning ability and means he displays some behaviour difficulties, particularly aggression towards himself and others. He is non-verbal so communicating his needs can be challenging and...

Posted 03 Oct 2018

Meet the Team: Introducing our Social Events Team!

Rebecca Ciriaco, Head of Social Events, took 10 minutes out to chat about the WellChild Social Events team: Hi Bec, how do you say your surname?  It’s actually Italian, my grandparents moved from Sicily to...

Posted 22 Sep 2018

WellChild Garden Makeover for Five Year Old Dakota

Dakota has Achromatopsia, the condition is associated with colour blindness, visual acuity loss, extreme light sensitivity and Nystagmus. She also has hyper mobility. These conditions affect her mobility and she constantly falls and bumps into...

Posted 12 Sep 2018

13 year old Jake’s new accessible garden

Jake has a diagnosis of cerebral palsy, he also has learning difficulties and severe reflux. He is non verbal and communicates through facial expressions and gestures. Jake also has epilepsy with frequent hospital admissions. Jake...

Posted 24 Aug 2018

Meet the 2018 WellChild Award Winners!

Meet this year’s WellChild Award winners! The winners will attend the prestigious WellChild Awards in London. Last year’s ceremony was attended by WellChild Patron HRH The Duke of Sussex and a host of celebrity guests...

Posted 20 Aug 2018

Support and grants for families

Sometimes we all need a little help, whether it be with funding for equipment, emotional support or just some time out as a family.  There are various options to apply for funding for respite care,...

Posted 10 Aug 2018