Tag: children and families
Family looking forward to Christmas as daughter rings bell after treatment.
A family who had a festive season marred by their daughter’s brain tumour are hoping that this year will have the true Christmas spirit which they have been longing for.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Xander’s story.
A family spent the pandemic making memories with their four-year-old son who lost his life just a few months later to one of the most aggressive brain tumours his doctors had ever seen.
“My dreams of being a professional footballer were dashed by my brain tumour.”
Rhys Holmes, 31 from Newport in South Wales, spent his childhood dreaming of playing football before his young hopes were dashed when he started having symptoms of what would be diagnosed as a brain tumour.
Supporting children with changes in vision
Our Optical Engagement Manager gives his top tips for supporting children who experience changes in vision because of a brain tumour or its treatment.
Falling out of bed saved my little girl’s life
After years of her family thinking Annabelle Ginn was just “a clumsy kid”, a scan revealed she had a tennis ball-sized brain tumour
Seven fun and easy games to help children with language difficulties
Games are often an easy way to support a child who is experiencing speech or language difficulties as a result of a brain tumour.
Top exam tips
Most people find exams stressful and it’s safe to say that living with a brain tumour doesn’t make them any easier! Kaleb Ells, a member of our young adults community, has shared some of his top tips for getting through exam season.
Why children with brain tumours need to be heard
Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Dr Roberta Bowie, explains why one of the most important things you can do for your child is simply to listen to them.
Daily life in the school holidays
We are excited to share a vlog from Penelope Hart-Spencer, who is a Health Play Specialist.
Travel insurance for children with a brain tumour
A specialist travel insurance provider answers your questions on travel insurance for a child with a brain tumour.
The International Symposium on Paediatric Neuro-oncology
Our Research Communications Assistant, Arshiya, gives an overview of the International Symposium on Paediatric Neuro-Oncology (ISPNO)