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Walking football for Parkinson’s

Everton in the Community is delivering fun, inclusive and low-impact walking football sessions for Brain Charity clients living with Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions.

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Wirral Coastal Walk

A group of Brain Charity staff and volunteers will be taking part in Wirral Rotary Club’s annual event.

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Burns Night Supper

Join us to celebrate the life and poetry of Robert Burns and hear the winners of the inaugural Liverpool Poetry Prize perform.

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News items

Supporting carers header image with the following text: Are you a Liverpool carer or do you receive care in Liverpool? Are you worried about what will happen in the years ahead? Or have you already made plans for the future? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then we want to hear from you.

The Peace of Mind project: Helping Liverpool’s carers plan for the future

The Brain Charity’s new Peace of Mind project is helping carers take care now and look to the future.

Category: News

Published: 18 May 2022

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Crime and neurodiversity: how can our systems be improved?

Offenders with neurological conditions can be given little opportunity to turn their lives around

Category: Guest blogs

Published: 29 April 2022

Guest post: Five neurodiversity myths every employer must challenge

An increase in searches for ‘dyslexia at work’ and ‘ADHD workplace’ highlights the need to challenge myths around neurodivergent employees

Category: Guest blogs

Published: 28 April 2022

Four people with aphasia who benefitted from the speech and language therapy sessions at The Brain Charity

“I’m more like my old self”: How speech and language therapy and neuroplasticity helped four people with aphasia communicate again

Aphasia affects 1 in 3 stroke survivors – more than 250,000 people across the UK

Category: Features

Published: 15 March 2022

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Neurodiversity in the criminal justice system: helping prisoners with neurological conditions get extra support

Neurodivergent people are more likely to be in prison and more likely to reoffend, research suggests

Category: News

Published: 14 March 2022

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Lack of understanding biggest issue facing people with neurological conditions, Brain Charity clients say

Survey reveals 8 in 10 believe their neurological condition isn't understood

Category: News

Published: 9 March 2022

What is Disability Confident? Ensuring employers don’t miss out on the skills of staff with disabilities

How the Disability Confident scheme works, and how organisations can become Disability Confident

Category: Employment

Published: 2 March 2022

A mixed gender walking football team

Walking football: Why this slower-paced version of the beautiful game is no less enjoyable

Walking football is good for you - the LCFA explains why

Category: Features

Published: 1 March 2022

Angelina outside wearing her Sturge Weber syndrome T-shirt

My daughter had surgery to disconnect the right side of her brain – I’ve never regretted making the choice

Lisa Massingham shares daughter Angelina's journey with Sturge-Weber syndrome and hemispherectomy to mark Rare Disease Day

Category: Features

Published: 24 February 2022

Poet Roger McGough who'll be judging the inaugural Liverpool Poetry Prize. Photo: Nick Wright Photography

Winners of Liverpool Poetry Prize announced

The winning poem conveys the positive mindset of someone living with dementia

Category: Events

Published: 18 February 2022