GripAble Ambassador internationally published author & inspirational speaker, Kate Allatt
Dr Allatt astonishingly recovered from the rare condition, Locked In Syndrome, after her brainstem stroke at the age of 39. She wrote about her ‘buried alive’ experiences in her international published book ‘Running Free: Breaking out of Locked In Syndrome’. Her awareness and subsequent global media notoriety about the improvement possibilities led to a surge in other families seeking her help who are affected by the condition worldwide. So she founded and ran her registered charity, Fighting Strokes. She pioneered ESCAPS_feasibility research, is a global stroke peer mentor, a key opinion leader in stroke rehabilitation and is Ambassador for GripAble. She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for in 2018 for her selfless work.