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Brain Injury in Young People…After Matters

Thank you to all who attended our free event held on Wednesday 20th March at The Midland Hotel in Manchester. The day proved to be huge success as we had an overwhelming response from our attendees. The guests first listened to the journeys of some of our young people living with an acquired brain injury and the challenges they face on a daily basis. Everyone then took part in the interactive workshop to see how we can all help to bridge the gaps and improve quality of life.

We also had a very informative presentation from Dr Ayaz Bhuta MBE PLY and Rhonda McPhail, both from SCOPE who explained how they can help to support our young survivors getting back into further education and employment with their Career Pathways and how they can help with social isolaton with thier Youth Community Collective (YCC).

Our new grant-making project was also launched at our event which was attended by young survivors
and their families, along with professionals working across the field of brain injury.

We had some great feedback too!

Rhonda McPhailView Rhonda McPhail’s profile • 1stEmployer Engagement Specialist at Scope

Thank you for inviting us. It was a fantastic event. So powerful and moving to hear the stories and lived experiences from the young people living with acquired brain injury. They were all amazing!

Lynsey ThornileyView Lynsey Thorniley’s profile (She/Her) • 1stSEND Specialist Consultant

A fantastic event for a charity doing amazing things. Hearing the inspiring stories of young people who have experienced such significant trauma through brain injury, the impact it has had on their lives and how they are thriving has really moved me today. Also how families have come together to do something positive is truly compelling.
Thank you!

Kelly McGuireView Kelly McGuire’s profile • 1stCourt of Protection Operations Manager at SLATER & GORDON (UK) LLP

What a fantastic way to spend an afternoon. Truly inspirational. The poem and raps gave me goosebumps.

Steven H.View Steven H.’s profile • 2ndPolice Sergeant at Lancashire Constabulary

Thank your for the opportunity to be part of this emotive and inspiring event. Some fantastic presentations from all concerned and very thought provoking.

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