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Brain Injury in Early Years – Katie’s Story

May 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

During Action for Brain Injury Week 2017, the Child Brain Injury Trust has launched our campaign aimed at staff working in Early Years childcare settings.  Taking care of babies and young children is very hard work and accidents can happen very easily. We have been sharing stories of families from [...]

Joe’s Story- a guest post by Cheryl Abrahams from Bolt Burdon Kemp

May 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

I am delighted that Bolt Burdon Kemp’s child brain injury team is once again supporting the Child Brain Injury Trust’s campaign during Action for Brain Injury Week, from 8 – 14 May 2017. This year they are focussing on raising awareness of brain injuries in very young children. This is [...]

Action for Brain Injury Week – Janet Grew Blog Post

May 15th, 2014|Tags: , |

In July 2011, Sophia Grew contracted viral meningitis at birth which led to her acquiring a brain injury. This was a difficult time for the whole family as she developed cardiac problems and a bleed to the brain as well as going into major organ failure. Sophia was on life [...]

Action for Brain Injury Week – Blog by David Russell-Douglas

May 15th, 2014|Tags: , |

Joshua was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (A.L.L) in 2006 (aged 3) and commenced on an intense three and a half year high dose chemotherapy regime to eradicate all traces of cancerous cells. One of these drugs - methotrexate was given into his spine and thus had direct access to [...]