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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

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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


SPOTLIGHT ON: PANS PANDAS – ‘naughty’ kids could actually have rare brain condition

A lack of awareness means children with PANS and PANDAS are often misdiagnosed

Published: 18 June 2021

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Merseyside stroke survivor promoting positivity through A Stroke of Luck

Craig Pankhurst founded the charity to provide exercise-based recovery plans after having a stroke himself

Published: 16 May 2021