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Shielding four-year-old to help front summer charity appeal - STV

  This is a re-post of an article that was featured about Anya being the new face of CHAS (Children's Hospice Across Scotland) aummer fundraising appeal.  Shielding four-year-old to help front summer charity appeal Anya Behl will front the summer drive for donations for charity Children’s Hospices Across Scotland.  A shielding four-year-old is to help front a Scottish charity’s national summer fundraising appeal after overcoming the lockdown “struggle” last year. Anya Behl has a rare condition called alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC), a neurological complication which can cause numbness or full loss of feeling and movement. It can result in paralysis and muscle rigidity in either side of her whole body, which can last for weeks at a time, meaning she needs round-the-clock care from her parents Abhishek and Katherine at their Edinburgh home. However the family have been able to go on emergency respite stays at Rachel House hospice in Kinross, run by Children’s Hospices Acros

Shielding four-year-old to help front charity appeal after lockdown ‘struggle’ - Belfast Telegraph

This is a re-post of an article that was featured about Anya being the new face of CHAS (Children's Hospice Across Scotland) aummer fundraising appeal.  Shielding four-year-old to help front charity appeal after lockdown ‘struggle’ Anya Behl has a one-in-a-million condition called alternating hemiplegia of childhood, but will front the Children’s Hospices Across Scotland drive. Anya Behl’s symptoms worsened last May leaving the family ‘broken with fatigue’  (CHAS/PA) By Douglas Barrie, PA Scotland August 02 2021 03:10 PM A shielding four-year-old is to help front a Scottish charity’s national summer fundraising appeal after overcoming the lockdown “struggle” last year. A nya Behl has a rare condition called alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC), a neurological complication which can cause numbness or full loss of feeling and movement. It can result in paralysis and muscle rigidity in either side of her whole body, which can last for weeks at a time, meaning she needs round-the-

Like Africa's 'Big 5' Animals - India has it's 'Magnificent 7' species for Wildlife Tourism

This is an old post that I had written in my days of being a wildlife travel blogger and working with Wild Navigator Sit back and enjoy this read !! -- Like Africa's 'Big 5' Animals - India has it's 'Magnificent Seven' species for Wildlife Tourism Origin of Africa's Big 5 When we start researching about the Africa savannah, the continent and it's wilderness, the term 'Big 5 ' always seem to crop up. The establishment of the world's first national park was not in Africa but at Yellowstone in the United States of America in 1872. This was much earlier then expected as the prime origin of this national park was for recreational use and not for scientific research. Africa at that time was heavily into the hunting scene where species in the wild was taken as game - this is where the 'Big 5' terminology came into being. The origination was defined by 'Big Game Hunters' in Africa who shot game and the 'Big 5' were those mamma

Jungle Babbler Series: International Women's Day Video by Novoto

Welcome to our new  Jungle Babbler Series.   In this series, we look at highlighting wilderness-focused travel companies, charitable organisations & individuals, who have an insight into the wilderness, the communities they associate or work with, and programs. The main objective is to know how they plan on sustaining the future with the work they are carrying out and the ways in which they give back something to communities living there.  Enjoy  Jungle Babbler.   Our first post looks at highlighting a volunteering travel company based in the UK called Novoto. We highlight a video by Novoto made on International Women's Day and also the work they are doing and engaging with the women's movement.   Let’s change our perspective! While celebrating this year’s Women’s Day, let us take a moment to appreciate all the women around the world working in the travel industry, who make our adventures so memorable.  In a post-pandemic world, let’s reciprocate their hard work! Women empo

Having a disability & being a parent carer during Lockdown

  This pandemic has certainly changed the way we live lives and how we care for people and family around us that are vulnerable and living with any long-term medical condition.  As a family, It all started around the middle of February 2020 for us as we knew things were not going well from this new virus called COVID 19 and that it had hit many parts of the world and especially with people dying in  China and Italy. To protect our daughter, my wife & me went into a total no contact and shielding from the end of February 2020.  So this meant no going out to shops and staying at home and shielding one another. It was difficult to start with it but as time got on we came to terms with this new life and knew who to rely on for help and assistance.  Sad this got many of the health services to come to a halt that was caring and supporting our daughter and for over two months we had no help. We were in crisis as we needed something for our own sanity and health - as caring for our dau

Prof. Sanjay Sisodiya giving an Overview of Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC)

  An Overview of Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC) by Sanjay Sisodiya Professor of Neurology UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and Medical Advisor of Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC UK) Charity. Thanks to Owen Cant for making this video. Year of recording: 2020 About Prof. Sisodiya Sanjay Sisodiya is a professor of neurology at UCL Institute of Neurology and an honorary consultant neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Epilepsy Society . Sanjay studied medicine at the University of Cambridge and Guy’s Hospital and trained in Neurology in Oxford and at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He was awarded a Ph.D. for working in brain magnetic resonance imaging in epilepsy. His key interests are in epilepsy, difficult-to-treat epilepsy, epilepsy genetics, and treatment-response genetics, and translational neurology, which are also his key research interests. He runs epilepsy and specialist epilepsy genom