Disabled Toddler Sleeping In Cage Because Council Refuse To Pay For Special Bed

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A disabled toddler has been forced to sleep in a makeshift CAGE because council chiefs refuse to buy a special bed to keep him safe.

Saul Shoebridge suffers from a rare condition which causes a permanent fusion of the joins in his skull, preventing brain growth, the Daily Record reports .

The condition – craniosynostosis – means he often wakes during the night then flaps his hands, screams, shouts, bites, bangs his head or runs into walls.

Three-year-old Saul and his mum Sarah rarely get a full night’s sleep but her request to her local authority for a special bed for him was turned down.

Saul had to undergo surgery at just nine months old to help his condition.

At the same time, he had genetic tests that revealed he has Burnside-Butler Syndrome, which causes learning difficulties, developmental delay and can lead to epilepsy and other physical problems when he…

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