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Karl with his dog

Karl's Story

13th November 2019 / Grants

Five year old Karl has cerebral palsy. Due to his spasticity, his muscles often go into painful cramps and he frequently experiences seizures. This means he cannot sit, walk or move unaided, or play on his own, which he desperately wants to do. Most of all, he cannot be independent.

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Logan

Logan's Story

4th June 2018 / Wheelchairs

13 year old Logan suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and requires the use of a power wheelchair at all times. 

He is also a huge football fan, current main defender with Tayside Dynamics Powerchair Football Club and has recently been successful in qualifying for the Scottish National Powerchair Football Development Squad.

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Hollie

Hollie's Story

21st March 2018 / Grants

Hollie is nine years old and is living with both Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome (causing a rapid heart-rate) and type 1 diabetes.

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Illias

Illias’ Story

20th November 2017 / Grants

Illias is 11 years old and was born with both spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

The spina bifida has caused weakness of Illias’ legs and because of this he uses a wheelchair. But regular wheelchair use means that his leg muscles may not be getting enough work which could result in increased muscle weakness and the risk of poor bone development. 

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Bobby

Bobby's Story

26th July 2017 / Grants

Four year old Bobby has Chromosome Deletion which results in severe physical and other disabilities to the extent that he has to be fed continuously via a tube. His reflux is also quite severe requiring his parents to treat this every two hours.

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