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Weʼre raising £3,900 to Help Fund Ongoing Therapy and Equipment for Joey

Northampton, UK
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Meet Joey the most determined 5 year old I have ever met!
Joey made a dramatic entrance into the world on the 9th April 2013. He was born completely unresponsive and was resuscitated for 11 minutes. He went on to spend the first 5 weeks of his little life in special care fighting every day. Joey had early mri scan's which confirmed a diagnosis of dyskinetic cerebral palsy (damage to the area of the brain that controls movement and control) and low muscle tonecaused by the period of time he went without oxygen when he was first born.
Since the day he was born Joey has always been a fighter and continues to amaze us all with his progress and determination.
Joey is currently in an amazingly supportive mainstream school and has a lovely group of friends. Joey has 1:1 support throughout his school day.
He can walk for short periods using a kaye walking frame and uses a self propelled wheelchair. Joey requires special supportive seating both at home and in school as well as adapted equipment for feeding etc.
Joey currently has weekly self funded private therapy and termly physiotherapy through the NHS. Joey participates in horse riding for the disabled (RDA) and hippo therapy (use of horse riding therapy to improve coordination, balance and strength) which he absolutely loves!
The NHS are very limited on what equipment and therapy they are able to fund. Equipment and private therapy is very costly! We would love to raise money for ongoing private therapy and equipment for Joey. We are currently focused on fundraising to take Joey to the Bobath Centre for an intensive 2 week therapy block which costs £3900!!!
Please help us to help our very special little boy who deserves nothing more than the best treatment and equipment for him to be able to reach his maximum potential in life!

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  • Leighanne Spinelli22 days ago
    Leighanne Spinelli

    Leighanne Spinelli

    22 days ago

    Sad to say we got a decision back from our GP to say the NHS won't help part fund Joey's therapy block! Feeling disappointed but motivated to get back on fundraising. Joey is taking part in a 5K on Sunday 2nd December and has been lucky enough to be selected to have his own celebrity team captain, Sophie Christansen, who is a Paralympic horse rider! I'm not sure who's more excited mummy or Joey lol! You are all invited to come and support! Check out the wonderwheels FB page for more information! Thanks again for your ongoing support!!!

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  • Leighanne Spinelli2 months ago
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    Leighanne Spinelli

    2 months ago

    Thank you Mrs G (Jeanette) for letting me have your ear plugs! They worked a treat hehe

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Page last updated on: 12/2/2018 9:05 AM

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57

  • Shelley Bartlett

    Shelley Bartlett

    Dec 2, 2018

    Go Joey go!!A very determined young man💙

    £20.00

  • Ian Pickup

    Ian Pickup

    Nov 27, 2018

    Good luck Joey!! Look forward to hearing how you get on at football!Love Frankie

    £30.00

  • Russell Shaw

    Russell Shaw

    Nov 26, 2018

    Go for it Joey and Leighanne!Eagles fly high.

    £20.00

  • Cathy

    Cathy

    Nov 25, 2018

    Good luck Joey x

    £20.00

  • Kerrie Shults

    Kerrie Shults

    Nov 25, 2018

    Good Luck Joey :-)

    £10.00

  • Katy Bignell

    Katy Bignell

    Nov 22, 2018

    Good luck joey!!! X

    £10.00

  • Lorna and Simon Langridge

    Lorna and Simon Langridge

    Nov 21, 2018

    Hope you raise the money you need, Joey is such a lovely boy, Molly loves him.

    £30.00

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