Brain Tumour Awareness Week 2020 is taking place from Monday, 19th to Friday, 23rd October.

This year, we’re shining a light on the impact of paediatric brain tumours, raising awareness of the impact that such a condition has on children and their families.

We have a series of online events running throughout the week designed to support the families of children diagnosed with brain tumours.

 

The full programme of events is as follows:


Monday 19th October – 11.30am

‘Impact on Siblings When a Child has been Diagnosed with a Brain tumour’
Peter Hanlon, PhD, Journey Through Loss

Tuesday 20th October – 11.30am

‘Talking to Children about Bereavement and Loss’
Maura Keating, Irish Childhood Bereavement Network

Wednesday 21st October – 11am

‘The Importance of Taking Care of Yourself as a Parent’
Bryan Nolan, Training & Facilitation Consultant Specialising in Grief and Loss

Thursday 22nd October – 3.00pm

‘Barretstown Live: Activity Extravaganza!’
An Hour of Games and Activities with the Barretstown Gang

Friday 23rd October: #WearAHatDay

#WearAHatDay

Win a Michelle Treacy Hat for best selfie competition

 

Please contact info@braintumourireland.com to sign up for your chosen events.

 

Wear A Hat Day

As part of the awareness week, we’re also holding the annual #WearAHatDay, taking place on Friday, 23rd October, – we’re asking you to get involved!

All you have to do is put on your favourite hat on Friday, 23rd October, take a selfie and post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and use #WearAHatDay, then text BTI to 50300 to donate €4 to Brain Tumour Ireland.

 

From fedoras to fascinators- anything goes!

There’s also a prize for the ’best selfie’ – a generously donated bespoke hat from milliner Michelle Treacy! Check out her talents at https://m.facebook.com/michelletreacymillinery/