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Would YOU Like To Be A PEER BEFRIENDER?

The BDFA are proud to launch a new Peer Befriending service to help support families in a way that only other parents of children with Batten Disease will be able to do. We’re so excited to be now seeking our…

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Rare Disease Day 28th Feb 2022

Join the Global Chain of Lights! Here is how.... Show your support for #RareDiseaseDay by lighting up your home, office or school on 28 February! By coming together to #LightUpForRare we can raise awareness, show solidarity, and be part of…

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The BDFA Welcomes Sarah Kenrick To The Team As Our Batten Behaviour, Adults And Transitions Specialist.

Sarah is a Registered Nurse for people with Learning disabilities and has worked in the health and social care sector for over 40 years, 20 of which were as Registered Manager for SeeAbility’s Heather House in Hampshire providing specialist long…

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BDFA STAFF NEWS, A Warm Welcome To Elizabeth Jones

BDFA STAFF NEWS A big welcome to Liz Jones to the BDFA family support team! Liz is a qualified Child & Family practitioner working with families for over 16 years in both voluntary and public sector. Liz has spent most…

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Disability Benefits Session With Disability Benefits Expert Lizzie MBE

Wednesday 15th December, 10.30-12.30- via zoom As part of our ongoing partnership with Rett UK and Demelza This is a session for families who may have a new diagnosis and are applying for DLA for the first time, or there…

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BIG NEWS – BDFA Batten Befrienders Launch

We have big news, long post alert, but so worth it! It’s national befriending week this week and what better time to announce that we have secured funding for a new peer befriending project, sitting at the heart of the…

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Do You Have A Young Person In Full Time Education Coming Up To The Age Of 16 Or Beyond? You May Be Able To Claim Universal Credit Worth A Significant Extra Income

Do you have a young person in full time education coming up to the age of 16 or beyond? You may be able to claim Universal Credit worth a significant extra income for your young person. Jayne Knights (benefits consultant)…

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