Therapy and support for children and their families

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What we do

We are a national centre of excellence for families in Wales with children who have cerebral palsy. Our specialist team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists work together to offer transdisciplinary skills, so each child, benefits from their combined expertise. Our family support service offers a listening ear, advice and support. We share our knowledge and skills through collaborative working, courses, national and international conferences.

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How we have helped in Wales

132

Family support appointments took place in 2022-2023

293

Children from across Wales have been treated during 2022-2023

1,054

The number of sessions of specialist therapy we delivered in 2022-2023

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Noah's story

After our first therapy session, I left Cerebral Palsy Cymru’s children’s centre with something nobody had previously dared give me for my little boy. I left with hope.

- Leah, Noah's mum

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Cora's story

From that day we feel we have been part of the Cerebral Palsy Cymru family, and we have not looked back.

- Family story

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Ben's story

We left that initial therapy session on an absolute high and haven’t looked back since!

- Alison, Ben's mum

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Charlotte's blog

Hi, my name is Charlotte and I have just turned 15. I have recently taken part in Cerebral Palsy Cymru's 'Independent Living Skills Programme' and I would love to share my experience of the project with you. 

- Independent Living Skills 2021

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Chester's story

A lot of parents who have premature babies are worried about what the future may hold, and like us they simply want to give their child the best possible help and support.

‘Better Start, Better Future’ just does that – it gives parents the help and support they need to give their babies the best pos…

- Richard and Charlotte, Chester's parents

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Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month 2024

March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month! 

Together, we want to make as much noise as possible across Wales to raise awareness of cerebral palsy and the work we do to make a difference to children and families across Wales.

Throughout March, there will be lots of ways that you can get involved to help us raise awareness of cerebral palsy.

Click the button below to find out how you can 'go green' and help us raise awareness this March. 

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month 2024

Other events

Iceland: Land of the Northern Lights Trek

Take on this epic trek and explore the other-wordly landscapes of Iceland. 

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month 2024

Find out more about how you can get involved with Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month 2024.

Morocco: New Year in the Sahara Trek

Enter the New Year in the Sahara and spend it under the stars of a desert sky. Start 2025 as you mean to go on as we trek through the Moroccan Sahara.

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