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University life with cerebral palsy – the challenges of higher education with a disability

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The new university year is upon us and Fresher’s activities are in full swing, and having a disability such as cerebral palsy should not stop anyone from going to university. Over the years we have been lucky enough to act for a number of inspirational young people with cerebral palsy who have had a fulfilling and successful time at university. Here we focus on some of the issues that have been relevant for these young people and the type of help and support that can be available.

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Having a child with a birth injury – a personal perspective

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With World Cerebral Palsy Day approaching, Sarah White relays the perspective of a family whose child has cerebral palsy.

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Five ways physiotherapy can make a difference to someone with cerebral palsy

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World Cerebral Palsy Day is a great opportunity to focus the world’s attention on the millions of people affected by cerebral palsy and those who support them. Here, Abigail Ringer from our Medical Negligence team interviews Dr Heather Epps, Physiotherapist of Children’s Neuro Physio, who has made it her mission to enhance the lives of children affected by cerebral palsy through the provision of physiotherapy. Read on to discover five ways that physiotherapy can make a difference to individuals with cerebral palsy.

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When is fatigue more than just being tired?

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Fatigue amongst those with brain injury is often misunderstood. Here, Laura Jackson explains the difference between feeling tired and having chronic fatigue as a result of brain injury.

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Knowledge of disability – is it safe to rely on OH reports?

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When managing staff sickness absence it is essential that you consider whether the worker has a disability. Failing to do so could create significant risk of a disability discrimination claim under the Equality Act 2010.

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What you need to know about World Cerebral Palsy Day

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In advance of World Cerebral Palsy Day, an important date in the calendar to raise awareness of cerebral palsy and celebrate those who help people with the condition, we help you understand everything about the awareness event.

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Is it possible to get active with cerebral palsy? With the help of these charities: yes!

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Cerebral palsy affects different people in different ways but regardless of a person’s abilities, I think that everyone deserves to reach their full potential. Happily, there are several UK charities dedicated to making this happen.

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The issues with accommodation which cerebral palsy can raise

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In the lead up to World Cerebral Palsy Day on 6 October 2019 we have taken some time to focus on the quality of life of people with the condition, as the campaign hopes to raise awareness through their ‘We Are Here’ initiative.

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Improving the lives of disabled people – less talk, more action needed

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In the lead up to World CP day on 6 October 2019 we have taken some time to focus on the Civil Rights element of the ‘We Are Here’ campaign.

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Four areas of transformative technology for cerebral palsy

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Technology is advancing everyday: some for the general good of humankind and some for the not so good. Here Abigail Ringer looks at the transformative power of technology for the benefit of people affected by cerebral palsy. From communication aids to computer games for rehabilitation, there is no doubt that technology can improve the lives of us all.

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Children with disabilities face enough challenges, it’s time for social injustice to stop

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Ahead of World Cerebral Palsy Day, our team is looking at the six issues highlighted by the campaign. First, Sarah White has been looking at public awareness and how this affects the lives of disabled people through social injustices.

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Royds Withy King Ranked Top for Gender Diversity

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Award-winning Royds Withy King has been ranked second among UK Top 100 law firms for its gender diversity.

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