From the moment he was born Netanel's life was beset with challenges. Having suffered a massive brain haemorrhage at birth which triggered the onset of triplegic cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder impairing control over three limbs, the prognosis was grave. Refusing to give up hope, Netanel's parents ploughed all their efforts into giving him the best possible chance of a fulfilled and happy life. But when funds ran out and with the authorities unwilling to help it was one of the many projects supported by Jewish Child's Day that stepped in. See what happened next...
How your donations help fund sports for kids with disabilities Jewish Child’s Day funds specialist riding, ice skating, football, cycling, swimming and hydrotherapy sessions and outdoor activity programmes. These activities are hugely rewarding and positively contribute to the physical, social, intellectual and emotional development of children with special needs - helping them to build strength, confidence and self-esteem.
The message kids take away from these activities is:
I CAN! – I can participate, I can contribute, I can achieve