Inspiring Stories


Patrick's Story

Patrick first started attending Grove Cottage Nursery in March 2015 when he was 21 months old. He was already showing signs of having Autism...

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Roses story

Rose's Story

Rose was born with learning difficulties as two of her chromosomes are unbalanced; she is the only person in the world known to suffer from this...

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Isla story

Isla's story

Our daughter Isla is four and a half years old and has Downs Syndrome. Isla spent 4 wonderful years at the Grove Cottage Nursery...

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Charlie story

Charlie's story

Charlie started at Grove Cottage Special Needs Nursery in October 2013 when he was just 19 months old, after it was recommended by the physiotherapist...

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Cara story

Cara's story

Cara was diagnosed with autism in 2012, when she was 3 years old. When she was diagnosed there was slight panic in our family...

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Rosie story

Rosie's story

Rosie has Downs Syndrome. We both work and we were very concerned about the care and attention Rosie would get at a mainstream nursery...

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From Members Families

Lydia and Connor story

Claire's Story

From Staff

From Volunteers

From Fundraising and Grove Cottage Supporters

Perrys abseil video... what fundraisers do to make a difference to local people with learning disabilities.

Lydias Skydive for Grove Cottage May 2016