Redbridge SERC

Cerebral Palsy

Jawaab Abdi- Omar- Motivational speaker who has Cererbral Palsy

February 9th, 2018

Abdi Omar, a British Somali in north London who is carving out a path as a vlogger and motivational speaker. At school, he was the only disabled person in his class. However, he always remembered the words his dad offered him: ‘You can’t outrun a non-disabled person, …

The Telegraph

Disabled Teenage Girl left devastated after her speech machine was stolen

January 18th, 2018

The devastated parents of a teenager with cerebral palsy have launched a campaign after her speech machine, the one way she has of communicating, was stolen from their car. 16-year-old Miya Thirlby's specially-programmed machine, called a liberator accent 100, costs £6,000 and took the family six months to acquire and program …

Star Toolkit

STAR Toolkit -Online safety resources for Students who have ASD and other LD

October 29th, 2017

Great online safety resource package for KS 3 and 4 Students who have ASD and/or LD

Patrick Barden - Man with Cerebral Palsy finishes the London Marathon after 5 days

May 12th, 2017

Patrick Marden - 24 yr old man with Cerebral Palsy finishes the London Marathon after 5 days Patrick used his walking frame to complete the 26 mile route raising money for a new centre in Kent helping children who have a physical disability.

New Medical needs guidance

June 28th, 2014

Parents of children with medical needs often have concerns over their children’s wellbeing at school although the majority of school leaders already have effective practices in place to support such pupils. The guidance document will provide a useful checklist for evaluating current practice. This will help reassure parents …