Locked-in syndrome mum passes degree after six years
A Staffordshire mother with locked-in syndrome has passed her university degree - even though every exam took three weeks to finish.
Dawn Faizey Webster, 42, was left unable to move after a stroke in 2003 and can now only communicate by blinking.
With a top writing speed of 50 words an hour, it took her six years to pass her ancient history degree.
However, her dad, Alec Faizey, told BBC Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire that she was now eager to start a masters degree.
05 Aug 2014
- From the section UK