Alfie has cerebral palsy caused by brain damage during a very difficult birth. He is unable to stand, walk, sit, or even play with his toys on his own. He has epilepsy, hearing difficulties and is fed via a gastrostomy. This is his story.
Faith has Dravet syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that has a wide range of traits such as autism, ataxia, learning difficulties, speech delay and mobility problems. In her story, her parents talk about the importance of respite.