World Autism Acceptance Week – Monday 27th March – Sunday 2nd April

The theme this year is ‘Colour’ Whether you feel creative or want to keep it simple you can make a difference this World Autism Acceptance Week. The Spectrum Colour Challenge is going to be bright and all to the theme of colour You can sign up to fundraise on this link National Autistic Society What […]

World Sleep Day

The theme for this year’s World Sleep Day is Sleep is Essential for Health. Sleep is just as important as eating well and exercising in order to maintain a strong foundation to one’s physical, mental and social well-being. By having a good quality night’s sleep it will allow your body to repair and rebuild itself. […]

Endometriosis Awareness Week

What is it? Endometriosis is the name given to the condition where cells similar to the ones in the lining of the womb are found elsewhere in the body, such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes. It is a very common condition, affecting around 1 in 10 women, and in the UK, around 1.5 million […]

International Epilepsy Awareness Day 13th February 2023: The Basics of Epilepsy

National Epilepsy Day

Epilepsy can be a scary and confusing condition but understanding the basics can help you feel more in control. This International Epilepsy Day, we’ll discuss the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy. We’ll also look at how to recognise a seizure, what you should do if you see someone having one, and how to cope […]

Mental Health in Children: Understanding the Signs and How to Help

This year around Children’s Mental Health Week (from 13th February) we wanted to provide guidance and support to the parents of Bridgend on this hugely important topic.  Mental health in children is an often-overlooked issue, but it’s important to recognize the signs and know how to help. In this blog post, we’ll talk about the […]