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Thursday 23rd November at 8pm A chance to come together on Zoom with other dads from the BDFA community and have a chat.Led by trained Peer Befriender Andrew Dawkins and James Yarrow. If you are interested in joining the session…

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Introducing BDFA Mum’s Chat

The BDFA are hosting a MUM’S CHAT (for mum's of children and young people of all CLN variants) Tuesday 22nd August 8pm This will be held once a month on Zoom and is a chance for mums from the BDFA…

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Would You Like The Support Of A Trained BDFA Peer Befriender?

All our Peer Befrienders are parents with lived experience of Batten disease. They have an understanding of the challenges you may face and know how isolating it can be feel to live with a Battens diagnosis.They are here and ready…

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Join Our Friendly Dads Chat Session On Tuesday 2nd May At 8pm On Zoom

Join our friendly Dads chat session on Tuesday 2nd May at 8pm on zoom. The Dads Chat group is a chance to meet with other dads of children with Batten disease. It’s led by one of our trained parent Peer…

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First Peer Befriending Weekend Retreat

The BDFA held its first Peer befriending retreat this past weekend in Surrey, gathering together some of our wonderful peer befriending volunteers for some training and connection time as a team. We have also just started our second Peer Befriending…

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Join Our Friendly Dads Chat Session On Thursday 2nd February At 8pm On Zoom- Date Has Changed!

🚹 Join our friendly Dads chat session on Thursday 2nd February at 8pm on zoom. 🚹 The Dads Chat group is a chance to meet with other dads of children with Batten disease. It’s led by one of our trained…

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Would You Like To Become A BDFA Peer Befriender? Could You Give Support To Another Family Living With Batten Disease?

Why not kick off 2023 with a new challenge to help support other Batten families! The course starts on Tuesday 24th January 2023, where you will have expert training and become a vital part of our wonderful Peer befriending volunteer…

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Would YOU like to be a BDFA PEER BEFRIENDER? The BDFA were proud to launch a new Peer Befriending service in 2022 to help support families in a way that only other parents of children with Batten Disease will be…

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BDFA Family Conference In Stratford Upon Avon, Thank You!

Every emotion resonated at our family conference in Stratford Upon Avon last weekend, the first in five years. The joy of reunion, the power of connection, the comfort of camaraderie… it was such a special weekend with tears and laughter…

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The BDFA is proud to offer an exciting new service for families. We have just completed our first Peer Befriending training course and have a team of peer befriender volunteers ready to support parents in the Battens community… ‘What is…

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