Eight-year-old has Fragile X syndrome
- Foundation runs weekly sessions with funding from Kirklees Council
- At eight years of age, Lewis is the youngest in the group
- Friendships developed mean he now can’t stay away
Since January 2022, the Huddersfield Town Foundation has delivered multi-sport sessions for young people with a disability and/or special educational needs with funding from Kirklees Council.
Within the group, all aged between eight and 18, there are a range of disabilities ranging from autism and downs syndrome to selective mutism and deafness.
Lewis, who has a rare condition called Fragile X syndrome, attends weekly at Huddersfield Leisure Centre and has benefited massively from doing so; this is his story