Toddler with cerebral palsy enjoys the sea for the first time thanks to new wheelchair

A young boy from Yorkshire with cerebral palsy has finally been able to play in the sea thanks to the use of a beach wheelchair.

Joey Leathwood, two, has sensory issues, as well as quadripleglic cerebral palsy, affecting movement in his arms, legs, and often his torso and face.

Thanks to a charity, Joey has been able to enjoy the water with a specially-adapted beach wheelchair.

“It was probably one of the most special moments of my life, seeing his reaction” Joey’s mother Helen Butterfield said.

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