Family stories

Aadi's story

It was late 2016 that Aadi and his family found themselves on a devastating journey they never expected.

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Aadie's Story
Izzy's Story

Izzy's story

Despite suffering daily seizures and needing round the clock care, nine-year-old Izzy is a “little ray of sunshine”.

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Haroon's story

Haroon Seedat was the very first young person to ever come through the doors of Rainbows in 1994 when he was 19-months-old.

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Haroon's Story
Ellie and sisters

Ellie's story

For Ellie life is complicated.

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Olivia's story

Olivia has a condition so rare there have only been four reported cases worldwide in the last 10 years. She has suffered over 400 seizures a day and her parents have never heard their little girl cry.

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Preston's story

Preston has a life-threatening heart condition but he doesn’t let that stop him from running around, playing and enjoying life.

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Isla-Grace's story

When heartbreak turned to hope for baby Isla-Grace.

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Isla-Grace's story
Kaleb's Story

Kaleb's story

Kaleb was born unexpectedly at home... now 15 months old he continues to make progress but his future remains uncertain..

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Jessie's Story

Jessie suffers from a rare and catastrophic form of intractable epilepsy and factors such as the weather and over stimulation can cause life-threatening seizures.

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Jessie Spray
Vivek's Story

Vivek's Story

Campaigner, advocate, superhero... meet Vivek

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Jayden's Story

At first glance you might easily think Jayden Raven was like any other child.

But five-year-old Jayden is not like other children. He is, in fact, often very poorly. And every birthday, every Christmas with her son is a milestone for which his mother, Sarah, is grateful.

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Sophie's Story

Sophie suffers from several life-limiting conditions, but it hasn’t stopped her from flying in a plane, zip wiring and racing in a power boat

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Patrick's Story

It was at her 20-week antenatal scan that Vicky Langford discovered one of her unborn twins, Patrick and Frederick had a rare brain condition and was unlikely to survive.

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Patrick Langford

Reece's story

Reece was born with a condition which brings a complex range of life-limiting challenges and his future remains uncertain.

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