Cerebra Christmas Raffle 2021 The Christmas Raffle Draw is now open! Once again, you have the chance to win a fantastic £5,000 or one of three great runner-up prizes. Our Raffle really is a wonderful way to support our work and it also means you have the chance of winning the fantastic top prize of £5,000! Tickets are just £1 each and you can buy ...Read more →
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Membership of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) Cerebra is actively pursuing membership of The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). Use of animals in research – Cerebra statement Cerebra endorses the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) position on the use of animals in research, as outlined in this statement. We support the principle of using animals in research, when no other alternatives ...Read more →
Dawn Cavanagh Dawn Cavanagh, whose teenage son has autism, considers the benefits and challenges of life online for young people with special educational needs (SEN) and discusses ways to teach young people with SEN to navigate the internet safely, while making the most of what the internet has to offer. Like it or not we are living in a digital age. Today, you can get ...Read more →
For six-year-old Ryan Hooper and his family, getting a good night’s sleep was a constant struggle until they discovered Cerebra. Ryan has Down’s syndrome and the condition often causes poor or disturbed sleep, something that affected him and had a knock-on effect on the whole family. When his mum, Vanessa, heard a representative from Cerebra speak four years ago at a local Down’s syndrome support ...Read more →
Whatever type of superhero you are we've got suggestions galore for how you can don your cape and work wonders for children with brain conditions. Do you have a talent for bringing people together and inspiring them? Then why not host a fundraising event? While it's still hard for us to get together there are plenty of ways to connect virtually and do some good. ...Read more →
Disability Living Allowance for people aged 16-64 has been replaced by Personal Independence Payments (PIP). This means that if your child is 16 (or older) and wishes to make a new claim then they will have to claim PIP rather than DLA. Children who are already receiving DLA and then turn 16 will gradually be re-assessed for PIP. This is an ongoing process that is ...Read more →
Our Parent Support Consultant Gill Gleeson takes a look at communicating with music. "Because music is a way of communicating other than with speech, or in addition to it, it is obviously something to look at for (though not only for) children with speech and language difficulties. A number of claims are made for the value of music to children including those with additional needs. This ...Read more →
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