A social media campaign has been launched to raise funds for young blind people in Dorset.
Education needs to rethink the creative curriculum. President of the Arts University Bournemouth, Ben Musitano says flexibility in the way the arts are taught in schools would benefit from drastic changes. More Bournemouth schools are likely to become academies by the end of 2015. The influx is aimed at improving education standards in the area. Adjustable […]
[dropcap color=”black” font=”arial” fontsize=”36″]S[/dropcap]pina Bifida is a disability that affects approximately 18,000 people and around 1,000 pregnancies per year in Britain. It is a developmental disorder that got its name from a latin language and translates as the ”Split spine”. This form of disability results from the failure of the neural tube to properly close. […]
[dropcap color=”black” font=”arial” fontsize=”72″]E[/dropcap]very human being is designed by nature to be a part of society, to feel emotional connections and communicate with other people. Making new friends or forming a relationship doesn’t appear to be complicated or strange to the majority of the population, however there are those who have only experienced […]
Alan Cross, is a 51 year old Spina bifida patient affected by the most severe form of SB called myelomeningocele. Alan says he is very lucky to still be alive, but admits he doesn’t get any appropriate care from medics and his carers are not completely fulfilling his needs. He kindly agreed to tell Buzz […]
The Spina Bifida Facts & Figures page has been specifically created to answer some of the questions you may have developed throughout the reading and listening of the multi-media content. The Spina Bifida questions are answered by two people: Robin Barnatt, an able-bodied mental health nurse and a volunteer in the Shine Charity Organisation as well […]
The life expectancy for SB patients has increased dramatically over the years. In only 30-40 years the numbers exceeding the projected survival age of early childhood have risen from 36% to more than 72%. Because of the new medical technologies and innovations, some treatments that weren’t available in the past, have become an every day […]