Fact Sheets, Information Sheets and Booklets

The Erb’s Palsy Group holds a number of helpful and very useful information sheets which we hope will help you and your child. Fact Sheets and most Information Sheets are available by e-mail; others, and the Booklets, are hard-copy and are posted via Royal Mail. Please e-mail your needs and we’ll send your selected information in the most appropriate manner. 

Fact Sheets

Fact sheet 1 – Obstetrical Erb’s Palsy – About Erb’s Palsy
Fact sheet 2 – Nerve Grafts – A Primary surgical intervention
Fact sheet 3 – Subscapularis Release – (Shoulder release)
Fact sheet 4 – Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer – (Muscle Transfer)

Information Sheets

Claiming Disability Living Allowance (PIP for over-16 year olds)

Claiming Carers’ Allowance

Attending a DLA Tribunal 

Your Maternity Records – how to obtain a copy

Making a Clinical Negligence claim

Toys and Equipment recommended by members

Information sheets for Schools

A) Nursery and Primary

B) Middle and Upper

Information for parents of Secondary School students

Staying in Hospital

Leeds General Infirmary

Stanmore Hospital

Alder Hey Hospital





Erb’s Palsy – A Comprehensive Guide for Professionals and Parents

Care of a Baby with Erb’s Palsy – Tips for bathing, feeding and coping with your new-born

Encouraging Physio Through Everyday Activities for Children

All About Me – A booklet for your child to share information about themselves and their injury with other people

Teen Plus Resource Book – A guide for Teenagers and Young Adults – from starting Secondary School, to learning to drive and much more

Disability Rights in Education and in the Workplace – How the Equality Act 2010 protects your rights