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An important announcement from HemiHelp
April 2018
From 1 April, HemiHelp's services will be provided by Contact, the UK charity for families with disabled children. Any questions, please read our FAQ.

News about our future 
July 2017
Read about HemiHelp's changes and future strategy. Any questions, please read our FAQ.

HemiHelp is looking for a Support Services Manager
May 2017
Are you a self-starter that wants to support children, young people and families? Do you want to be part of a small dynamic charity that is really making a difference? Please read on.

Farnborough News
March 2016
Inspirational parent members, Julie and Andrew Martin, talk about why they are running the London Marathon for HemiHelp.  

Special World
February 2016
Read our feature article about My HemiCheck on this informative SEN website.

The Daily Express
February 2016
Great to have the support of our ambassador Amanda Lamb. 

The Guardian
December 2015
Read author Susie Day’s excellent article which featured in The Guardian ‘Why we have to create more disabled characters in children’s fiction.’  Susie explains what led her to create her character Ryan, a boy with hemiplegia and encourages other authors to be more inclusive.

BBC Ouch
December 2015
Listen to young HemiHelp member, Summer Shott, join in the fun, topical debate on BBC Ouch’s festive special. BBC Ouch is the BBC’s monthly disability podcast.

Huffington Post
December 2015
Debbie Jones responded to our Awareness Week request and wrote a powerful blog about her son, the Paralympian sprinter Rhys Jones and his diagnosis of hemiplegia. We were thrilled to have this featured in The Huffington Post!

HemiHelp quarterly news roundup
December 2015
HemiHelp brings you all the latest news on welfare, health and education.  

Newark Advertiser
October 2015
Read about determined youngster Ryan Rhodes-Yeoman and his football aspirations. Hopefully a future Paralympian! 

The Comet
October 2015
Read this informative local press article, where parent member Sharon Denman talks about her son Harrison’s hemiplegia. Great picture!

HemiHelp quarterly news roundup
October 2015
HemiHelp brings you all the latest news on welfare, health and education. 

Vanity Fair
September 2015
Spot HemiHelp’s Nikki Twallin on the pages of Vanity Fair! Nikki attended the Mulberry fundraising event for HemiHelp where lovely Cressida Bonas gave a wonderful speech about our charity. 

New media coverage guide
September 2015
Planning an event? Have a story to share? Our step-by-step guide, developed for Hemiplegia Awareness Week, will help you get that all important media coverage!  

New HemiHelp secondary schools resource
August 2015
Our new education pack will help teachers better support the education of secondary school students with hemiplegia, just in time for the new school year. 

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