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Boy with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Says ‘Hello Mum’

James Walker is 16 years old and suffers from a condition called Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. It is a type of epilepsy which causes multiple different types of seizures. For the first time in his life, James was able to break his silence. He was able to say “Hello Mum” using a new digital communication aid. James’ […]

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The Revolutionary Bionic Eye Is Changing a Woman’s Life

Rhian Lewis, a 49 year old woman who has suffered from retinitis pigmentosa an inherited disorder since she was five. The condition causes gradual deterioration of the light-detecting cells within the eye; this can eventually lead to blindness. One in 3,000 people in the UK have the disease, for which there is no cure. Rhian […]

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A Young Boy Named Jacob with Autism and His Support Dog Minta

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Jacob is 8 years old and suffers from severe autism. This means that Jacob struggles with expressing himself and communicating with others. His mother described the moment that Minta entered their lives and she immediately saw a change in Jacob. Support dog Minta was first introduced to the family in 2013, before then Susan, Jacob’s […]

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