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Cooper’s Journey with Cerebral Palsy

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January’s Inspirational Story goes to, Kerrie Keen, 37 years old who talks about her son’s journey with cerebral palsy. Kerrie is married to her husband, Owen and is a proud mum to her 15 year old son and 4 year old identical twin boys, Cooper and Lucas. If you would like to catch up with […]

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Kidz To Adultz Scotland 2017

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On Thursday 14 September, we were pleased to welcome over 900 visitors and exhibitors through the doors of the Royal Highland Centre for our fourth Kidz to Adultz Scotland event. Over 500 of our visitors also attended one or more of the 10 free CPD seminars running alongside the event. The seminars included: Autism and […]

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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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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 encourage your children 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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3 Ways Colouring In Can Help Children

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Colour Therapy can be an effective method of helping people with a wide range of health issues. It can help to improve physical, mental and emotional problems, relaxing a person. Certain colours can help children sleep, think, and concentrate. When I think about colouring in, I often refer back to my childhood. A time when […]

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Do You Know About These Toileting Problems with Children?

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The Daily Mail recently featured an article (‘The nine year olds who still need nappies’ June 29 2017) about the number of children who are wearing nappies when they start school and “…children as old as nine who still cannot use the toilet properly.” It states that fifty years ago the average age for toilet training was 15 months.  […]

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Celebrating 10 Years of Kidz to Adultz South

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On Thursday 8 June, we were delighted to welcome 2,992 visitors through the doors of our Kidz to Adultz South event at the Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading. These comprised parents and carers with a noticeably larger number of children and a distinctly larger number of first time visitors. Once again we attracted a large number […]

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7 Equipment Essentials for Disabled Children

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As Child Safety Week runs from 5th – 11th June we wanted to share some equipment essentials for disabled children with you. It is an annual campaign which aims to ‘secure a safer environment for children of all ages.’ The campaign is led by the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) who seek to reduce the […]

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Let’s Spread Awareness for International Children’s Day

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Today is International Children’s Day, a day which is used to spread awareness for the importance of children’s welfare and wellbeing as well as celebrating their childhood. This awareness day is separate from Universal Children’s Day and International Missing Children’s Day. As the organiser of our events, Disabled Living continues  to show that we are […]

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Are You Turning up the Volume for Children’s Hospice Week?

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Throughout the duration of 22nd May to 28th May, it’s Children’s Hospice Week. This awareness week aims to spread the word about children who have life-shortening conditions, and the support that is out there for them, their carers, and families. This year’s campaign aspires to focus on the high volume of families out there with […]

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