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Intrauterine Growth Restriction and neurological injury by Amy Milner

Intrauterine growth restriction – what is it? Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), also called fetal growth restriction (FGR), occurs when a ...
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Brain injury after severe illness and sepsis

Childhood viral and bacterial illnesses are common, and usually are easily treated. Sometimes, however, if the symptoms are left too ...
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Introducing Wizzybug – the fun way to get around for children with physical disabilities

The Wizzybug is an innovative powered wheelchair modelled on the ‘Little Tikes’ car, aimed at younger children with limited mobility ...
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What is HIE and how is it linked to Cerebral Palsy?

What is hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)? Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy, otherwise known as “HIE”, is a technical term describing brain damage caused ...
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Aquatic therapy – the benefits of water-based therapies for children living with disabilities

Laura Cook at CL Medilaw and Dr Heather Epps, Physiotherapist and Director of Aquaepps and Lymden Hydrotherapy and Physiotherapy (LHAP) ...
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PVL and the link to Cerebral Palsy

PVL - what is it?  Periventricular Leukomalacia, commonly referred to as PVL, is a form of injury to the white ...
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Assistive Technology – enhancing independence for children living with brain conditions

“For people without disabilities, technology makes things easier. For people with disabilities, technology makes things possible.” IBM Training Manual, 1991. ...
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Louise takes on Marathon Challenge for Cerebra

Louise Astill, a solicitor from CL Medilaw, a firm specialising in medical negligence and serious injuries, is gearing up to ...
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