Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) is a rare, childhood neurological disorder that causes degeneration in the part of the brain that controls motor movements and speech.
Telangiectasias (tiny, red 'spider' veins) appear in the corners of the eyes or on the surface of the ears/ cheeks, are characteristic of the disease, but they are not always present in early years of life.
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Whizz-Kidz is a charity aiming to provide disabled children and young customised mobility equipment, training, advice and life skills.
This Charity provides equipment to children that is not available on the NHS. They also run Wheelchair training courses/ Mobility centres in Dagenham and Havering.