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Wolverhampton army veteran hammers it home for cerebral palsy – Express & Star

Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Wolverhampton army veteran hammers it home for cerebral palsy – Express & Star

Mark Dickinson, an amateur DIY enthusiast and veteran of the Royal Anglian Regiment, has been making the equipment as a more cost-efficient way of making early intervention therapy equipment more accessible for disabled children.

Mark set up the KatNat not-for-profit organisation because of his granddaughter Nathelene who has cerebral palsy. The private therapy ultimately ended up costing around £13,000, where Nathelene mainly used a tool called the Pikler Triangle.

Mark talked about the cost of the equipment that inspired him to make his own, he said: "My daughter told me that the piece of equipment she used was around £160 - it cost me around £30 to make myself.

Read more at: https://www.expressandstar.com/news/health/2022/12/02/wolverhampton-army-veteran-hammers-it-home-for-cerebral-palsy/

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