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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

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

Four year old Alfie’s new accessible garden!

Alfie has a diagnosis of complex intractable epilepsy, severe global developmental delay and dystonia. He is peg fed and has no mobility. Alfie suffers seizures multiple times throughout the day. He is unable to sit,...

Posted 27 Mar 2018

Speed Hire volunteers working on Alfie's garden makeover

New accessible garden for 3 year old Evia

Evia has an optic nerve glioma (a brain tumour) and Neurofibamatosis type 1, which can cause non-cancerous tumours that develop on the coverings of nerves. Evia is registered blind and is learning to use a...

Posted 27 Feb 2018

After the garden transformation

Garden transformation for 11 year old Renee

Renee has Lissencephaly Miller Dieker Syndrome, which is a life limiting condition. It causes abnormal brain development and she has developmental delay, seizures, weak muscle tone, visual impairment and feeding difficulties. Renee is a full...

Posted 06 Feb 2018

The family garden after the garden transformation

Four year old Corey-Jaii’s garden makeover

Corey-Jaii has Moebius Syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that affects the muscles in the face causing paralysis. He is very sensitive to light as he cannot close his eyes or blink properly. He also has...

Posted 12 Dec 2017

The family garden after the garden makeover

Garden Makeover and Sensory Playroom for 5 year old Jack

Jack has a diagnosis of Lowes Syndrome which means he has severe visual impairment, epilepsy, kidney problems and autistic spectrum disorder. He has limited life expectancy. Jack has difficulties with his mobility and is at...

Posted 17 Nov 2017

13 year old Lewis’ Garden Makeover

Lewis had a diagnosis of the rare condition, F.I.R.E.S, which caused him to have seizures. He has been left with some brain damage, memory loss and reduced mobility. Lewis is unable to do many things...

Posted 08 Nov 2017

WellChild garden makeover for five year old Philet

Philet has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and is receiving treatment. He also has cerebral palsy and decreased muscle tone, which affects all his limbs. Philet is fed via a PEG tube as he has an unsafe...

Posted 30 Oct 2017

Philet enjoying his new garden