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A Quarter of the Public ‘Don’t Know What Cerebral Palsy Is’

Cerebral Palsy

The following is a guest blog from JMW Solicitors, a leading Manchester law firm and offers a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients. JMW Solicitors supports families affected by cerebral palsy caused as a result of medical negligence. A team of expert solicitors ensure families receive the best possible care package […]

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Why Are Public Toilets a Challenge for Children and Young People with Autism?

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Davina has written this blog for #AutismHour. Toilet training a child with autism is often difficult. Autism is a spectrum condition that affects social communication, social interaction and imagination. There are often sensory issues as well. These impact on many areas of learning and life for the child and their family. Communication difficulties may mean […]

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What Children’s Health Scotland Has To Say About Kidz to Adultz Scotland

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The journey I’m lost; it’s wet. Who knew getting to Ingliston could be so tricky as I switched lanes again, waving apologetically.  Surely I’ve not been allowed to get this close to the airport without anyone asking where I’m heading. I stopped to ask the one person I saw, and with a smile and glib […]

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Theraposture to Demonstrate Why It’s the Considered Choice for Care Cots at Kidz to Adultz North

Theraposture Kidz North

Theraposture, the leading specialist for tailor-made adjustable care cots and beds for disabled children and young adults, will be showcasing its caring and ethical approach at Kidz to Adultz North. 16th November: Kidz to Adultz North, Stand B13, 9.30am – 4.30pm EventCity, Barton Dock, Road Manchester M17 8AS. Since 1981, Theraposture has provided quality power-assistive beds, chairs and […]

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Teapot Trust’s First Experience at Kidz to Adultz Scotland

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Teapot Trust is a UK charity providing a nationwide art therapy and creative interventions programme for chronically ill children in hospitals and hospices. Our work aims to build resilience in children with chronic illnesses by encouraging them to express emotions, mentally overcome the challenges linked to their condition and develop healthy coping mechanisms. Participating in […]

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Top Tips for Children’s Continence Problems

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Do you worry about your child’s continence? Are you a professional involved in supporting children who have continence problems? Are there concerns about: Wetting, or dribbling, day or night? Pooing in their pants? Constipation? Do they appear to avoid using the toilet? Are you struggling with toilet training? Are you unsure whether your child is […]

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Things You Might Not Know About Queen Alexandra College

Queen Alexandra College Scotland

Queen Alexandra College (QAC) are exhibiting at Kidz to Adultz North in November on stand V24. This guest blog explains what QAC do and how they might be able to help you. Queen Alexandra College is a National College for People with Disabilities based in Birmingham providing education, training and routes to independent living and employment. This […]

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How to Encourage Children to Drink More Water

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Davina, Children’s Continence Advisor at Disabled Living, gives advice on how to get your child to drink more water. Adequate fluid intake is important for maintaining health and wellbeing.  Most school age children should have about one and a half liters of water per day with half of this during the school day.  Children will […]

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