Our mission is to enable everyone who is affected by Batten disease to live life to the full and to secure the care and support they need until we find a cure. The BDFA offers informed guidance and support to families and the professionals who work with them as well as actively increasing awareness of the disease and funding future research to identify potential therapies and ultimately a cure.
a. Employ a full-time support and advocacy worker
b. Operate a Freephone helpline
c. Commission the first Batten disease Clinical Nurse Specialist in the UK
d. Operate a small grant scheme to help meet the needs of caring for a child or young person living with Batten disease.
e. Increase our research funding in the UK and worldwide into potential therapies and ultimately a cure.
Our Education Training Day at Linden Lodge last Friday was a great success. It was great to be able to bring professionals together to network and to learn more about…
On the 3rd June, we would like to mark Batten Disease Awareness Day and we would love for you to help us turn the world orange! Without awareness our job…
We are very excited to announce our Charity lunch in the Long room at Lord's: Batting for Batten. The lunch starts at Midday until 4PM, on Wednesday 6th July 2016. Our Patron Sir…