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Emily’s story: from medical mystery to diagnosis

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ERIC Young Champion Emily talks about her interesting body and how it can take a long time to get the diagnoses you need. My name is Emily, I’m 11 years old and I have been diagnosed with an overactive bladder and…

Owain’s Story: getting ready for secondary school

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ERIC Young Champion Owain talks about his experiences of moving from primary to secondary school. I’m Owain and I have spina bifida, hydrocephalus and a neuropathic bladder and bowel. I self catheterise and have a Mic-Key button for bowel washouts. I…

Emily’s story: starting secondary school

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I started secondary school in September 2021 which was difficult as only a few people got to visit the school and look round. I had to make my opinion based on photos and from speaking to teachers online. In the…