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Trisomy 21 Success Story Francesco 5/15/20150
Trisomy 21 Success Story Francesco 5/15/2015
Published: May 15, 2015 | 4 minute read

Trisomy 21 Success Story Francesco Down Syndrome, Trisomy 21 or the Amazing Francesco? Proving that a diagnosis of Down syndrome does not define a life. Francesco, diagnosed at birth with Down syndrome, defied his diagnosis many years ago. When Francesco was born, in Italy, his parents were told that he would walk, but very late, that he would talk, but with extreme difficulty and that he probably would not learn to read or write.

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Celebrating the life of Dr. Raymundo Veras 10/22/20140
Celebrating the life of Dr. Raymundo Veras 10/22/2014
Published: October 22, 2014 | 2 minute read

Today is Dr. Raymundo Veras Day at The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential. Dr. Raymundo Veras, a prominent Brazilian ophthalmologist, first came to The Institutes in 1956 with his young brain-injured son, José Carlos. The young boy had injured his spinal cord in a diving accident and was totally paralyzed. The Veras family brought José Carlos to the most famous rehabilitation center in New York, but no one could help him.

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Trisomy 21 Success Story: Yuuki 9/26/20140
Trisomy 21 Success Story: Yuuki 9/26/2014
Published: September 26, 2014 | 2 minute read

Yuuki with her brother Yuuki was diagnosed with Trisomy 21 as an infant, and as her mother wrote, “Since then we began searching for the best solution we could find to help her develop fully.” Her mother read the book How To Teach Your Baby To Read, and began to show big red reading words to her baby. As a result, she felt that her little girl’s vision and hearing developed very well.

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Trisomy 21 Success Story: Sara0
Trisomy 21 Success Story: Sara
Published: August 14, 2014 | 4 minute read

“We began to see that we have a child, not a problem - we had increasing hope.” On the day of Sara’s birth, her parents were told that she had Trisomy 21. This began the family on a search to find answers for Sara, leading them to The Institutes. After graduating from The Institutes’ Intensive Treatment Program, parents wrote about their family’s experience on the program and Sara’s inspirational story:

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Trisomy 21 Success: Maria and Anna 6/18/20140
Trisomy 21 Success: Maria and Anna 6/18/2014
Published: June 18, 2014 | 1 minute read

Maria, and her twin sister, Anna, were diagnosed with Trisomy 21 at birth. Both Mother and Father attended the What to Do About Your Brain Injured Child course when they were 11 months old. At sixteen months of age, Maria was diagnosed with leukemia, and was immediately hospitalized. During Maria’s long hospital stay, her parents made certain she had the opportunity to creep. As a result, Maria walked for the first time while still in the hospital.

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