The Eden Dora Trust for children with Encephalitis supports children and their families affected by Encephalitis and childhood Acquired Brain Injuries through support, information, education, and research. We support families across the UK.
We support children in hospital with Encephalitis and families after hospital discharge including advice on re-integration to school, different forms of rehabilitation; we also have a helpline for families to receive one to one support.
We hold study days & fund training workshops for families, teachers & health care professionals involved with the ongoing care and rehabilitation of children affected by Encephalitis & acquired brain injury.
The Eden Dora Trust raise awareness and fund research into the causes, diagnoses & treatments of Encephalitis/ABI;
Our aim is to help children and their families feel less isolated, different, misunderstood and alone.
We work with our extensive advisory panel to ensure the best possible advice and are the only charity in the UK dedicated solely to children who suffer from Encephalitis, a condition that anyone can get, at any time.
Our Mission SPEAK:
Support – for those affected by Encephalitis to find out about what help is available and how they can access it.
Provision – of funding to support further research into the causes, symptoms and potential cures for Encephalitis
Education – funding essential training for those people affected by Encephalitis/ABI-children, families, schools & health care professionals.
Awareness – increasing understanding of Encephalitis and Acquired Brain Injury in children
Knowledge – providing and sharing with other children, families & carers