Child’s Condition: Cerebral Palsy and Congenital CMV
Attended Heel & ToeSince: is due to start CE again in September 2016. Previously attended several sessions in 2015
Diagnosed at 3 weeks old with CMV, and at 14 months old with CP
Receives: Conductive Ed
Sponsor Wren S
£60 of £2,800 raised
Wren has incredible determination and works hard every day to overcome the challenges of her cerebral palsy. She is fun and sociable and loves to play with other children. She enjoys being around animals and playing outside with her brother and sister. Wren really loves silly jokes and giggles along with Bruno Tonioli on Strictly!
Wren is unable to sit, stand or walk without a great deal of support. She needs help with every aspect of personal care and is learning to use Makaton to communicate. She has lots of professionals involved in her care as well as many physiotherapy exercises and pieces of equipment. Despite all this, she is healthy and happy and making progress.
Wren has been attending Heel and Toe for about a year. She has experienced incredible support from the conductive education team and loves to see what they have planned each week. The toys, songs and mirrors are always a big hit as well as spending time with other young children. We have all benefitted from the calm, supportive environment of Heel and Toe and have met some lovely families.
From the moment we first contacted the charity we have been overwhelmed by their ethos of supporting the priorities of the family. It was the first time anyone had asked me about my hopes for Wren and we are delighted to have the help and support we need towards meeting those goals.