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Emily Nicole

Growing up with CP – Becoming a Youtube Sensation!

Growing up, Emily never felt as though any of the people she saw in the media represented her and knew what a difference it would have made to see representations of differently abled people that weren't either Paralympians or Stephen Hawking! A year ago, she decided to start her own Youtube channel and her videos show how she navigates everyday things as a differently abled ...
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The Hoyle family

This Is Our Family

Earlier this year Sky Atlantic broadcast the documentary ‘This Is Our Family’ which took three years to film and followed four families dealing with the different challenges life throws at them. One of those families was the Hoyles and we’ve been fortunate to have parents Mary-Jane and David as Cerebra Ambassadors for many years. Our journey with them began soon after eldest daughter, Annie-May was ...
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Practical Tips for Effectively Accessing Public Services for your Child

It is unfortunately the case that many families struggle to access the education, social and health services for their children that they are legally entitled to. Here are some ways that may be helpful for parents in effectively achieving their goals.
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Claiming Benefits for a Disabled Child: An Introduction to Disability Living Allowance

This factsheet provides an overview to claiming Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for your disabled child.
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Accessing Services Mythbuster

Many people who work for public bodies and many parents of disabled children misunderstand the law. This factsheet identifies and busts a number of the common myths around accessing services.
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Legal help Cerebra charity for children brain conditions.

LEaP Project Recognises Exceptional Contribution Of Students

The Caroline Gooding Memorial Lecture is an annual event in memory of Caroline Gooding’s pivotal role in conceptualising a rights-based framework of disability equality legislation in Britain. It is funded by the School of Law at the University of Leeds and hosted jointly by the University’s Centre for Disability Studies and the School of Law’s Centre for Law and Justice. At the Annual Lecture the ...
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Parental Responsibility and Disabled Children

This factsheet looks at some of the key points regarding parental responsibility and disabled children in England and Wales.
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apply for research funding from Cerebra

Applying for Funding

Current opportunities We are not accepting any applications currently. Follow us on social media of keep visiting this page for calls of interest. Our funding process Through our application and review process we aim to fund the highest quality research, involving experts and people with lived family experience of childhood brain conditions. It is imperative that projects meet our research priorities and fit with our ...
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charity fundraising fearless challenge

Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Fearless Challenge? The Fearless Challenge is a virtual fundraising event in support of Cerebra. We are asking you to sign up to any challenge that involves facing a fear or doing something you always wanted to do but have never got round to doing. How does it work? Choose your activity and register to take part in the Fearless Challenge There’s a ...
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Terms and Conditions

Definitions ‘Entrant’ means the person who is registering and taking part in the Event and who is agreeing to these terms and conditions 'Participant' means the person/persons taking part in the event that form part of the team registered by the 'Entrant' and are also agreeing to these Terms and Conditions ‘The Event’ means the ‘Fearless Challenge’ virtual challenge taking place between 1st February and ...
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