Real life stories

New mother in hospital holding baby

Donna’s story: “My granddaughter was born with a rare brain condition – The Brain Charity’s help was invaluable”

The diagnosis was a huge shock - The Brain Charity provided vital information.

Category: Help for children

Published: 2 February 2022

William enjoying an art workshop at home with The Brain Charity's Brain 6t8rt7ytyChanger Arts Project

William’s Down’s syndrome story: “We feel so lucky we discovered The Brain Changer Arts Project during the COVID-19 lockdowns”

Our art and occupational therapy sessions helped William keep practicing his fine motor skills during

Category: Help for children

Published: 11 May 2022

Rose making dolls house

Rose’s posterior fossa syndrome story: “She was paralysed after tumour op; art helped her hold scissors again”

The youngster had to learn to walk again - Brain Changer craft sessions proved vital.

Category: Help for children

Published: 7 October 2021

Blossom and Helene

Blossom’s dyspraxia story: “She was falling behind – now she can celebrate her neurodiversity”

The 10-year-old has joint hypermobility syndrome and dyspraxia, which affects fine and gross motor skills.

Category: Help for children

Published: 15 March 2021

Thanks to The Brain Charity's Brain Changer Arts Project Faith now enjoys getting physiotherapy for her Chiari malformation

Faith’s Chiari malformation story: “The Brain Changer Arts Project helps her love the physio she needs”

The 8-year-old has Chiari malformation, meaning her brain is pushing into her spinal canal.

Category: Help for children

Published: 15 March 2021