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UK Teenager With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Appeals For Help To Buy A New Wheelchair

Thursday 1 February 2018

 

From UK newspaper the Braintree & Witham Times:

 

Sophie Clayton
Former gymnast appeals for help to buy a new wheelchair
 

Teenager with chronic fatigue syndrome appeals for help to buy a new wheelchair

By Catherine Johnson
31st January 2018
©Copyright 2001-2018.

A former gymnast who had to quit the sport after being diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome is desperately fundraising to help buy a new wheelchair.

Sophie Clayton, 16, who lives off Coggeshall Road in Braintree, was once a budding gymnast with a love of floor routines, but had to quit after she was diagnosed last year.

The brave teen was also diagnosed with a number of other conditions including autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), verbal ticks, developmental delay, hypermobility, double scoliosis and sensory issues.

Due to her chronic fatigue syndrome she needs a wheelchair to help her get around.

 

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