Charlie’s climbing Snowdon for sister Eloise

Charlie’s sister, Eloise attends sessions at Small Steps on a weekly basis and on 25th May he and mum Sarah and his grandparents are climbing Snowdon to raise money for two charities very close to their hearts – Small Steps and also SWAN UK.

Sarah said, “Many of you will know I have a gorgeous, happy little girl called Eloise who is 3 years old.  She has severe developmental delay, learning difficulties, a respiratory condition and she is unable to walk or communicate.  Despite numerous tests the professionals are still unable to diagnose her although they believe the cause to be genetic.

As I’m sure many of you can imagine – this feels very isolating and life has been very difficult until we discovered SWAN UK, a project specifically set up to support families of children with undiagnosed genetic conditions.  The Facebook support group is amazing and its so nice to know there is a group who know what it is like to travel a different path to the rest of the world.

The other charity we have decided to support is Small Steps, based in Roehampton where Eloise goes for therapy fortnightly.  The sessions are based on the principles of Conductive Education which is about active learning, life skills broken down into small achievable steps based on the strong belief that children with physical disabilities can learn new or different ways of approaching and dealing with everyday tasks through a greater knowledge of their own abilities.  Thank you so much for your support, it is greatly appreciated.”

Please show your support for Charlie and his family by sponsoring them on their Virgin Money Giving page.

photo

Charlie and Eloise

 

Latest News

Our new home!

September 10, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Small Steps has secured our very own building, via a Foundation that has supported…

We’re 21!

July 5, 2019

We’re celebrating our 21st Birthday! We had a lovely morning partying away with the wonderful Singing Hands, eating cake and…

Kew Fete

June 21, 2019

We had a fabulous day on Saturday 22nd June at the Kew Fete with our now legendary cake stall! The…

The Small Steps May Ball

May 18, 2019

We had a fantastic night at our 1920s themed May Ball at The Royal Mid Surrey Golf Club on 18th…

The London Marathon

April 20, 2019

A big Small Steps cheer to Ed, who ran the London Marathon for us! Ed works for MTT Limited, a…