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Our New Office

Please note we now have a new BDFA Office. Our address is The Old Library 4 Boundary Road Farnborough Hants GU14 6SF Our phone numbers and email addresses remain the same. If you are in the area and would like…

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The SENDirect website launched this week. Just type in your postcode and it will give you a list of services available in your area. You can search for free services and services for a specific age. Visit the website here

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British 10K London Race 2015

NEW YEAR NEW START! Feeling a little jaded after the excess of Christmas? Looking for some inspiration to make a difference to Batten Disease? Wanting to set yourself a New Year challenge? Why not sign up for the British 10K London Race and…

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Challenging Cuts To Short Break Services

Every Disabled Child Matters have produced a paper Challenging Cuts to Short Breaks Services. The resources intends to promote awareness of the duty for Local Authority's to provide short breaks for disabled children on their families and gives you an…

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The Amber Trust – Music Is Not Just  A Pastime, It’s A Lifeline

We know that many children and young people living with a diagnosis of an NCL love music so we are delighted to be working closely with our friends at the Amber Trust who aim to enable children and young people…

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The Invisible Patients

The Invisible Patients: New report reveals the alarming state of neurology services The Neurological Alliance has announced the launch of its new report, The Invisible Patients: Revealing the state of neurology services. Bringing together the findings of the Neurological Alliance’s…

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BioMarin (BMRN)

BioMarin (BMRN) Says early data from Phase 1/2 BMN190 Study Shows Stabilisation of Disease. We are all very encouraged by the work of our partners in the scientific and pharmaceutical communities and hugely grateful to the courage of those parents and…

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Step By Step Guide To Claiming Disability Living Allowance For Your Child

Cerebra have created a step by step guide to claiming Disability Living Allowance for your child. A fantastic step by step guide to claiming Disability Living Allowance for your child, which has been designed to make completing the form as…

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Royal Society Of Medicine – Students 4 Rare Diseases

The BDFA are very proud to be part of this initiative to raise the profile of rare disease with the medical student and education community. Please share with anyone you think may be interested. This meeting aims to encourage medical…

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Work Of Seeability At Heather House Recognised

We are very privileged to work with the dedicated and outstanding team from Seeability at Heather House who support young people living with a CLN3 diagnosis. Delighted that their work has been recognised: STAFF at the Tadley branch of charity…

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