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Action for Cerebral Palsy Update!

Posted: December 11, 2014 Time: 10:41 am Written by: Kelle Russell

MP Mark Hoban, the minister for Fareham, yesterday led a Parliamentary debate at Westminster Hall on behalf of Action Cerebral Palsy of which The Rainbow Centre is a member.  Action Cerebral Palsy is a consortium hoping to get a better deal for children with cerebral palsy across the UK and who are pushing to have vital issues such as the need for early intervention prioritised for these children to enable them to achieve the best outcome and greatest independence possible.

The parliamentary inquiry is being launched on 27th January 2015.  Click here to hear the debate led by Mark Hoban.

BBC South Today also carried the story and footage of The Rainbow Centre on their news this morning.

Action Cerebral Palsy are hoping to change the lives of children with cerebral palsy in the UK and with the New Children and Families Bill going through, the launch of the SEND Local Offer by each county council and the right to have Personal Health Budgets (PHB) created this is a wonderful opportunity.  Please share this link ( with your contacts and friends on social media (Facebook, Twitter etc) to help raise awareness of the Action Cerebral Palsy campaign and enable people affected to add their voice to the campaign.