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Girl learns to hug for first time

Posted Jun 24 2009 1:02pm

A seven-year-old girl with physical and learning disabilities has learned to hug her family for the first time, the BBC reports.

Megan Bailey from Denbighshire is almost blind and has struggled to communicate all her life. Now though, with the help of Sense, a national deaf-blind charity, she is learning to communicate and can show her affection.

Her mother, Natalie, said: "When we touch her arms she opens them up for a big hug. It's made us all incredibly happy that she can now show us her affection."

Read more at the BBC.

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