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Ellie's Journey...

Ellie has very poor balance, both when standing and walking. All her muscles are weak, which affects the use of her arms and legs. A lack of core strength also means she cannot bend so she needs help with basics like getting dressed. The general muscle weakness makes her unstable and if she stumbles she cannot break her fall as she lacks the normal reflexes in her hands and arms. 

Variety provided Ellie with a self-propelled wheelchair. This has improved her independence and self-confidence and was easy for her to manoeuvre. She has recently started school and now can move herself around and join in with classroom and playtime activities alongside the other children.

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2016

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