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Charities and Organisations

Here are a list of charities and organisations that supported production of The Big Life Fix: Inventing the Impossible.

Remap

Remap custom-makes equipment to help disabled people live more independent lives. Remap are committed to providing support to all of the families featured in the series.

Scope

Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.

Scope's Online Community provides a space where disabled people, parents and carers can get advice and information and talk to people with similar experiences.

In relation to Alex's story

XP support Group

The XP Support Group is a UK Charitable Trust whose aim is to relieve the needs of people with Xeroderma Pigmentosum and other related conditions.

Teddington Trust

Teddington Trust is a registered charity that offers support and guidance to those affected by Xeroderma Pigmentosum.

Alex's story can be watched in Episode 1 at 9pm on Thursday 26th July 2018 and BBC iPlayer afterwards.

In relation to Graham's story

Headway

Headway is the UK-wide charity that works to improve life after brain injury.

Disability Snowsport UK

Disability Snowsport UK is a people-centred organisation with a unique sense of purpose: that anyone regardless of their disability can take part in and enjoy the thrill of snowsports.

Graham's story can be watched in Episode 1 at 9pm on Thursday 26th July 2018 and BBC iPlayer afterwards.

In relation to Kyle & Pollyanna's stories

Limbcare

Limbcare offer hope, advice and peer support to amputee/limb impaired individuals, communities, families and others impacted around them.

LimbPower

LimbPower was launched in November 2009 to engage amputees and individuals with limb impairments in physical activity, sport and the arts to improve quality of life and to aid lifelong rehabilitation

Kyle and Pollyanna's story can be watched in Episodes 1 & 3 respectively.

In relation to William's story

Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action is a community of people committed to a better life for everyone affected by epilepsy.

William's story can be watched in Episode 2 at 9pm on Thursday 2nd August 2018 and BBC iPlayer afterwards.

In relation to Susan's story

MS Society

The MS Society is a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, volunteers and fundraisers.

The MS Trust

The MS Trust is a UK charity that believes that no one should have to manage MS alone.

Susan's story can be watched in Episode 2 at 9pm on Thursday 2nd August 2018 and BBC iPlayer afterwards.

In relation to Tobijah, Greg and Jasper's story

Spinal Injuries Association

Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is the leading national user-led spinal cord injuries charity.

Tobijah's story can be watched in Episode 3, Greg and Jasper's stories can be watched in Episode 4.

In relation to Bobby's story.

Action on Hearing Loss

Action on Hearing Loss are the largest charity for people with hearing loss in the UK.

Bobby's story can be watched in Episode 3 at 9pm on Thursday 9th August 2018 and BBC iPlayer afterwards.

In relation to Malachi's story

Tourettes Action

Tourettes Action works in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and is the leading support and research charity for people with Tourette Syndrome and their families.

ADHD Foundation

The ADHD Foundation works in partnership with individuals, families, doctors, teachers and other agencies to improving emotional well being, educational attainment, behaviour and life chances through better understanding and self management of ADHD, ASD and related learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, Irlen’s Syndrome, dyscalculia and Tourette’s Syndrome.

National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for autistic people.

Malachi's story can be watched in Episode 4 at 9pm on Thursday 16th August 2018 and BBC iPlayer afterwards.

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