Over the past year, Acorns has supported 757 children and 973 families, including those who have been bereaved. Acorns Family Services team provided 15,139 instances of vital emotional and practical support to family members.
Friedreich’s ataxia (FA), which predominantly shows its symptoms during childhood or early puberty. It hampers a child/young person’s balance, mobility and movement, before causing speech, hearing and vision to deteriorate and, eventually, weakens the heart.
National Children’s Bureau
The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) celebrates its 60th year in 2023, and there have been a number of important milestones for centred around their core purpose to amplify the voices of children and young people and deliver lasting change for future generations.
Thanks to the generosity of Childlife supporters, we have been able to provide life-changing support and invaluable information to deaf children and their families across the UK over the last year, including delivering Family Sign Language training to over 200 people.