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Learn your rights: carer information day

Learn your rights as a carer and for the person you care for at The Brain Charity’s carers rights information day.

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Get ready for Pride workshop

Fun, creative workshops to make banners, bunting and decorations in preparation for Pride in Liverpool.

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The Brain Charity’s Ice Ball

The Brain Charity’s 10th anniversary ball will be the coolest yet! Join us at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Liverpool city centre on Friday, 2nd December from 7pm until late.

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News items

UK Houses of Parliament from across the River Thames

SPOTLIGHT ON: Fighting for employment without barriers for people with MS

Supporting people with multiple sclerosis to stay in jobs and find work

Published: 19 May 2022

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SPOTLIGHT ON: The Alzheimer’s Society’s dementia e-news helps solve common questions

Help and support for people with dementia in Liverpool, Wirral and Sefton

Published: 28 January 2022

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower wearer Paul Pengelly can now display the Sunflower on his vehicle thanks to the new partnership with National Highways

SPOTLIGHT ON: The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower hits the road

The creators of the symbol have partnered with Highways England to ensure drivers with disabilities feel safe on the roads

Published: 28 December 2021

Gina the creator of cerebral palsy social media campaign CPEverydayLife

SPOTLIGHT ON: Cerebral palsy campaign highlights barriers – by asking public to complete tasks with one hand

Gina Patel launched the #CPEverydayLife campaign to highlight physical challenges

Published: 22 December 2021

Eleanor May Blackburn performing her play Subdural Hematoma

SPOTLIGHT ON: Subdural Hematoma – a comedy show from a near death encounter

Eleanor May Blackburn, 24, created an uplifting comedy show based on her experience of stroke and brain injury

Published: 18 November 2021

Ella recording her poetry

SPOTLIGHT ON: Opening a window into Asperger’s – with poetry

Autistic poet Ella takes inspiration for her work from her experiences of Asperger's

Published: 12 November 2021

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Every Mind Matters shows how small things can make a big difference

The new NHS initiative aims to support the nation's mental wellbeing

Published: 2 November 2021

A child wearing a headset

SPOTLIGHT ON: Support for Auditory processing disorder

APD is an incurable neurological condition affecting the way the brain processes sounds

Published: 21 October 2021

The Brain Charity's therapeutic gardening group

SPOTLIGHT ON: Planting the seeds of recovery – how therapeutic gardening transforms lives

Growing Sudley CIC uses fun, healthy outdoor activities to nourish soul and body

Published: 21 July 2021

Norrms McNamara, founder of the global Purple Angel Dementia Campaign

SPOTLIGHT ON: The Purple Angel Campaign – busting myths around dementia while living with it

Diagnosed with Lewy body dementia aged just 50 - now the founder of a global movement

Published: 15 July 2021