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Yorkshire West Riding / England – Disabled children will gain crucial support thanks to Freemasons
(by editorial board, Charity Today, August 17, 2020)
More than 50 local children with cerebral palsy and other motor disorders will be given help and support, thanks to a grant of £59,400 from Yorkshire West Riding Freemasons to the Paces Sheffield charity.
Paces specialise in helping children with motor disorders from the point of diagnosis through to them attending school. They help the children develop key gross and fine motor skills that they will be able to use in everyday life such as moving from sitting to standing, going up and down steps, picking something up from the floor all with the aim of helping the children develop increased mobility and improving self-care skills.
Providing outreach support to these children helps to enhance the child’s ability to develop self-help skills, such as eating/drinking and toilet training, therefore encouraging independence from an early age.
Paces, which is a specialist centre, school and charity, also…