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BDFA INSTAGRAM UPDATE! #bdfa_battendiseaseuk

BDFA INSTAGRAM UPDATE! After a LOT of back and forth and trying to gain access to the BDFA instagram account, we have had to create a new account, so please follow us and tag the new #bdfa_battendiseaseuk https://www.instagram.com/bdfa_battendiseaseuk/ Come and…

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Dont Forget Batten Disease Awareness Day- Tuesday June 9th 2020

Dont Forget Batten Disease Awareness Day Tuesday June 9th 2020

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BDFA Joined Forces With Rett UK Highlighting Funding Gap For Vital Small Rare Disease Charities During COVID-19

Today we joined forces with Rett UK to write to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, highlighting the funding gap for small, national VITAL rare disease charities like the BDFA. We are at the #invisiblefrontline and are #NeverMoreNeeded but we miss out…

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Urgent Family Grant Scheme To Support Families With The Challenges Faced Due To Covid-19

** Some brighter news ** The board of the BDFA is pleased to announce an urgent family grant scheme to support families with the challenges faced due to Covid-19.   We have a designated pot of £10,000 to give out…

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Cancellation Of AGM On 25th April 2020

Cancellation of AGM on 25th April 2020 Dear all, It is with great regret that we, the BDFA, have had to make the disappointing decision to cancel our AGM in April. We hope that you understand, in line with organisations…

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The LSD Collaborative And Partners Webinar About Covid-19

The LSD collaborative and partners have organised a Webinar about Covid-19 and all families are invited to attend. Monday 23rd March, 11-12pm Questions need to be submitted in advance. We understand it's an incredibly stressful time for you all. Please…

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Christmas Break

The BDFA office will be closed from 23 Dec returning on 6 Jan 2020 for the Christmas break. Thank you for all your support over the past year, it is very much appreciated. Everyone at the BDFA wishes you a…

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Dear All This is my last blog as CEO of the BDFA. It has been 19 months since I joined and my contract is ending. As I write, I have two quotes going through my mind as they have been…

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Juvenile CLN3 Disease Outreach Service (juvenile Batten Disease)

Building on the wealth of experience at their world-leading specialist residential service, Heather House, SeeAbility have launched a unique outreach service across the UK, available to all families, professionals and caregivers supporting someone with juvenile Batten disease (CLN3). Sarah Kenrick is the Outreach Liaison Nurse…

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LSD Collaborative Manifesto

As you may know, the Batten Disease Family Association is a member of the LSD Collaborative. The LSD Collaborative is a group of charities and patient organisations that support patients with Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSD). This group works together on…

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