partners support disabled charity at FREE Northwest exhibition
HAMPSON Hughes Solicitors and
Cassell Moore, 2 leading law firms based in Liverpool, have teamed up with
Caudwell Children, the national charity that provides practical and
emotional support to disabled children and their families, to inform parents
of a range of specialist services that they can access through the charity's
Family Services programme.
The legal partners, who both provide expertise to the parents of children
affected by catastrophic injury and accidents, and Caudwell Children, are
supporting the charity in the delivery of a programme of seminars at this
year's Kidz up North exhibition at:- EventCity, Barton Dock Road, Manchester,
It is free to members of the public and will give visitors the opportunity
to receive advice and information on a variety of disability related issues
including:- mobility equipment, housing, education, employment, legal
matters, wellbeing, access to sport, therapies, treatments and holidays.
Julia Hayne, Head of Community Programmes at Caudwell Children, is delighted
by the collaboration. She said:- "As part of our legal partnership
with the firms, which sees them supporting our Family Services programme
across England and Wales, we are facilitating an informative programme of
Many parents of disabled children tell us that they simply don't know who to
turn to when faced by the many complex issues around disability. However,
the seminars, which include sessions as diverse as how to deal with
challenging behaviour, to helping teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder at
school, will show parents how to access the support that they so desperately
The seminars will be invaluable to parents and carers and will cover some
key areas, such as how to manage personal budgets, transition into adulthood
and independent living."
The support of Hampson Hughes and Cassell Moore will also enable Caudwell
Children to join over 50 exhibitors at this year's event, allowing them to
explain to visitors the full range of their services. As Julia explained:-
"The stand will
be manned by our experienced Family Services team. They will give visitors
the chance to test sensory equipment, experience a specialist therapy
tricycle and complete application forms for a range of equipment, therapies
I would urge anyone attending the event to visit the team on Stand C17."
Representatives from Hampson Hughes and Cassell Moore will also be on the
stand to discuss legal matters.
Last year's event was attended by 3,500 parents and healthcare professionals
from across the Northwest.
To find out more about the FREE seminars visit:-