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Trisomy 21 Success Story: Egor0
Trisomy 21 Success Story: Egor
Published: April 11, 2017 | 3 minute read

Little Egor gets a great start for a great life. Egor was born with Trisomy 21. When this diagnosis is given to parents, it is often given with a prognosis that offers little hope for the child’s future. However, Egor’s parents were especially determined to make sure that Egor had the opportunity he needed to achieve his real potential. They immediately began looking for answers. When Egor was only 4 months old, they discovered the book “What to Do About Your Brain-Injured Child.

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Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay  and Epilepsy: Dennis defies all those Labels0
Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay and Epilepsy: Dennis defies all those Labels
Published: March 29, 2017 | 4 minute read

Dennis’s parents realized he first had a problem when he was 6 months old. He was not able to hold up his head on his own, and was not gaining weight. At 11 months of age he started having grand mal seizures. Then multiple anticonvulsant medications were prescribed for him. Looking for ways to help him, his parents consulted various doctors and therapists. He was diagnosed as having cerebral palsy, severe developmental delay and epilepsy.

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Down Syndrome: Suri and Dad Get The Job Done0
Down Syndrome: Suri and Dad Get The Job Done
Published: March 16, 2017 | 5 minute read

Proving that Fathers, like Mothers, are the best teachers Suri in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit soon after birth with her sister Lila. No tears, no hiding, no fear - the decision to accept this child and our new path had been made. Suri arrived by water birth at the Mullumbimby Hospital. As the midwife pulled Suri out of the water and handed her to me, the first thing I saw were these beautiful eyes.

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Down Syndrome Success Story: Mila 3/7/20170
Down Syndrome Success Story: Mila 3/7/2017
Published: March 7, 2017 | 6 minute read

Mila’s Story Mila at 3 months of age; this picture was before open heart surgery. We posted this image on top of her hospital bed to remind us of how perfect she is and full of love despite her medical challenges. Mila is a blessing to our family; she is our first daughter and the first granddaughter in the family. We are lucky to have such a wonderful little girl who is strong, determined and above all, very lovable.

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Developmental Delay: Victoria and Mother Write Their Own Success Story0
Developmental Delay: Victoria and Mother Write Their Own Success Story
Published: January 18, 2017 | 6 minute read

Victoria with her mother, father, and baby brother. A Label of Developmental Delay Harms More Than Helps! Mother experienced a challenging pregnancy with early hemorrhaging, followed by numerous ultrasounds performed monthly. The air quality of their home in Mexico City was poor and parents worried about the ill effect on the baby. When it is was learned that the baby had the umbilical cord around her neck, a Caesarean delivery was scheduled.

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