Children and Young People's Stories

We currently offer eight different AviyahChildren and Young People’s Services ranging from Family Support to our Movement Matters habilitation training.

We are there every step of the way for the families we support.

Each of our services is designed to give the children and their families the future they truly deserve.

Find out from our six films, about the children, their families and their amazing stories and how their lives have changed as a result of the services we provide.

Aviyah's story - aged two, family support

Aviyah's story - aged two, family supportAviyah is two years old and was born with Anopthalmia (the absence of both eyes) as well as the deletion of the fourteenth chromosome.

Imogen's story - aged six, long cane user

Imogen300Imogen is six years old and was born with a condition called Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, which means her brain doesn't send messages to her eyes.

Declan's story - aged 10, buddy dog owner

Declan300Declan is 10 years old and he was born very premature, resulting in losing all his sight by the time he was nine months.

Shyam's story - aged 10, mobility training

Shyam300Shyam is 10 years old and was born with Rod Cone Dystrophy and Nystagmus as well as learning difficulties.

Fadzie's story - aged 12, long cane user

Fadzie300Fadzie is 12 years old and started to lose her sight about two years ago due to Juvenile Glaucoma.

Liam's story - aged 15, young guide dog owner

Liam300Liam is 15 years old and lost his sight suddenly when he was five years old.

Josh's story - aged 16, long cane user

Josh, 16 year old long cane user, sitting on a trainJosh was was born prematurely at 32 weeks and developed retinopathy of prematurity due to too much oxygen in his incubator.