Steps is the national charity working for all those whose lives are affected by childhood lower limb conditions . Everything we do is about valuing and supporting individuals, families and carers affected by conditions which have an impact on the legs, hips or feet.
Steps offers confidential advice and support to people affected by conditions shown on the right, and other rare childhood lower limb conditions that have an impact on walking.
When Julian’s daughter was diagnosed with DDH and underwent three failed operations and major surgery he decided the family needed something lift Elisa’s spirits and made up a story about a squirrel called Hazel who has an accident and gets a brand new stripy tail....
Julian and his family live in Sweden, this is their story of daughter Elisa’s diagnosis and treatment for DDH. Inspired to keep Elisa entertained during her treatment by making up stories, Julian has since written a children’s book, The Squirrel’s Tail, to give other...
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