Steps is the leading national charity offering advice, guidance and support for all those whose lives are affected by various childhood lower limb conditions.
Steps offer provide a sympathetic ear through a helpline, clear information in the form of factsheets and publications, 1-1 advice through direct communication and now, the newly developed interactive videos to help anyone understand their diagnosis and treatment of a lower limb condition.
Formed in 1980 by the founder of Steps, Sue Banton who was awarded an MBE in recognition of her personal contribution to the vital services provided for by Steps. Steps are currently working closely with national maternity and ante-natal services to support parents-to-be with the diagnosis of a condition and prepare them for their journey ahead. They have also been successful in being granted funding from the National Lottery in the UK to support their work and transition to a digital platform, making their services more widely accessible.
Whether it's the early weeks or months of a child's life, during or after treatment; or later in life, Steps are there to offer support to anyone affected by a childhood lower limb condition. Steps do not take walking for granted and will offer their services to anyone they can.